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Monthly Archives: October 2006

Has the internet turned against the user?

“Historically, copyright holders have never actually targeted everyone who infringed copyright, only those infringers who could be detected and whom it was economically worthwhile to pursue.” * Before the internet the RIAA could only target large pirate operations which duplicated physical media. It would seem that the RIAA has found a way to make thousands […]

XrML for extensible rights management

XrML provides a universal method for specifying a right (for example, “play” or “copy”) or a condition (such as a time limit) that is associated with a particular work. more information on this here <- warning, pdf