11 septembre 2019

Vista and More: Piecing Together Microsoft's DRM Puzzle

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Matt McKenzie[Edit][Delete]: Vista and More: Piecing Together Microsoft's DRM Puzzle, Computer World [Edit][Delete] November 27, 2006
The eSchool News this week came out with a very uncritical look at the upcoming deployment of Windows Vista and the choices educational institutions will have to make. Perhaps a more appropriate read might be this article from Computer World in Vista's digital rights management (DRM) technology. But that's something, I guess, that the promotional pieces will overlook; as the article states, "it's hard to sing the praises of technology designed to make life harder for its users." Vista also realizes the ultimate triumph of DRM: forcing you to use Microsoft (or certified partner) hardware. More...

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