Defective by Design

Flash Protest News: Campaign Against Digital Rights Management Heats Up (Information Week)

Submitted by Henri Poole on Fri, 2006-05-26 15:29

K.C. Jones of TechWeb writes:

Calling themselves freedom fighters, members of the Free Software Foundation are engaging in a campaign against Digital Rights Management, which they emphatically refer to as Digital Restrictions Management.

Members donned yellow hazardous materials suits to kick off the initiative, called DefectiveByDesign.org, in Seattle earlier this week to protest Bill Gates' keynote speech on the future of Microsoft. The direct action campaign, targeting "big media and corporations peddling Digital Restrictions Management," plans more flash protests.

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