October 20, 2003
The DRM Triple Threat
Glanz writes "Digital Rights Management or DRM is an umbrella term being used to describe a number of technologies that place limits on what can be done with digital information. DRM prevents you from copying data unless you have the right key and the right software to unlock the data. DRM is strongly advocated by the corporations behind the various DRM programs, focusing on its benefits but purposefully sidestepping DRM's downside. This piece will highlight how steep the downside can be by focusing on three threats posed by DRM technologies."