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Flash Protest News: FSF-backed DRM protesters don hazmat suits at WinHEC (ZDNet)

Submitted by Gregory Heller on Thu, 2006-05-25 00:20

ZDNet's David Berlind posted today about yesterday's action. While there is no new news here, Berlind does give us a little advice. "DRM" is not an acronym that is sexy.

DRM needs a special name. A name that you can sink your teeth into like "spam." A name like "CRAP."

He goes on to say that Richard Stallman has come up with the best words behind that acronym: "Cancellation, Restriction and Punishment"

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Flash Protest News: Wacky Protests In Washington Stir The Masses

Submitted by Gregory Heller on Thu, 2006-05-25 00:14

John Dvorak makes a mention of the WinHEC DRM Elimination Crew event and while he is not really on our side, he does give us props:

Whatever the case you have to admire the fact that they all went out and bought hazmat suits for their protest march.

Thanks to DRM Elimination Crew's Andrew Becherer for "foisting" the story on Dvorak!

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