BBC and DRM, OMG.

[ image courtesy of tgigreeny / Flickr ] The BBC Backstage is an initiative created to encourage “open innovation” with BBC materials. Their site suggests that even though innovation like this was frowned upon in the past, it will now be fomented there. From the site: The BBC will support social innovation by encouraging users’ […]

Steve Jobs disses DRM.

[ image courtesy of finn / Flickr ] In a remarkable entry yesterday on the Apple, Inc. website, icon Steve Jobs has made some surprising statements. He was discussing the world of digital rights management [DRM] and how it pertains to music purchased in the iTunes store. He speaks distastefully of the “secrets” required to […]