Sources: SecLists, Geek, Ycombinator News
quote: As I just noted above, there only needs to be 1 person in the world who can defeat the DRM - and then *poof* it's all over. The software is in a torrent, and everybody can have at it.
quote: No, it isn't.
quote: The "average person" who wouldn't know what a torrent is isn't the person who's either going to work on defeating the DRM,
quote: Hence, there is no benefit to the publisher of inflicting DRM on them.
quote: The software is in a torrent, and everybody can have at it.
quote: An average person who doesn't know what a torrent is isn't a suspect to get a pirated copy (or make a pirated copy) of anything anyway.
quote: It's becoming clear that the only minority around here is the percentage of working brain cells in your skull.
quote: if "100% server-side" is the future for all media, that'd cut your potential market by about 20%
quote: In fact, streaming and keeping 100% of the data server side is probably the future of DRM in general for all kinds of media.
quote: Not a good thing for the consumer
quote: DRM is a lose-lose situation for all. No one benefits, at all.
quote: Just curious, because I get the reasons against DRM (I agree with most, especially rootkits) but no one suggests a proper alternative. What are software developers to do when people are stealing their software?
quote: vast amounts of money
quote: No other industry works like this.