NoRights Podcast: S2E39 – The Cloud & DRM

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This week Ben and Ian discuss the cloud and digital rights management. (DRM) Do you really own something once you pay for it or are you only licensing a copy in that particular format? Our hosts tackle this question as well as others on the way to understanding ownership in the digital age.

Further Reading

The Cloud

Wal-Mart in exclusive deal to convert DVDs to digital for $2 each

Future of “the Workstation” and “the Cloud”, thoughts?

Autodesk 360(Cloud Service) TOS: Have you guys read this stuff?

14,000 petition Adobe to revive the Creative Suites

Is Office 2013 proof that it’s time to switch?



Valve sued in Germany over game ownership

Is the Future…. UltraViolet?

Why BluRay is still a DOA format…

Toshiba CEO talks about life after HD DVD

The Death of Physical Video Media??

SimCity DRM, what lessons to be learned?

XBOX Live: New TV shows and Films Coming

SimCity DRM: “Always Online” Mode Results in Disaster For Gamers

Interview: Paradox CEO Fred Wester Talks Up PC Gaming, Calls SecuROM DRM “a Waste of Money”

Ubisoft’s Revolutionary DRM!!!



Congress wants to make streaming copyrighted media a FELONY

Is The UK Government Trying To Kill Off Photographers

Does Sony Pictures own your art portfolio?

Pinterest’s New Requirements to Avoid Copyright Infringement Lawsuits

Is Pinterest a Haven for Copyright Violations?

Creators Against Pinterest

An author of software cannot oppose the resale of his ‘used’ licences allowing the
use of his programs downloaded from the internet

Autodesk adding rental options to most software


Other Discussions

Adobe cuts Australian prices after inquiry summons

Autodesk / Adobe International Price Discrimination

DVDs and Blu-rays will now carry two unskippable government warnings

Software on Steam!

File-sharing religion goes legit in Sweden