Linked by Kroc on Thu 30th Aug 2007 13:03 UTC
Editorial I hear often that when something new appears that "competition is good". The primary reasons competition is seen as good, are: it drives down prices; it gives consumers more choice; it pushes technology forward, quicker. Competition is not good because: competition is why consumers have to choose between HD-DVD and BluRay; competition is why DRM exists; and more. In this article, each of the supposed benefits of competition will be looked at in more detail.
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DRM and competition?
by Almafeta on Thu 30th Aug 2007 13:41 UTC
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Competition didn't create DRM. A culture that says "It's too hard for them to catch you, so you'll get away with it" created DRM...

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