Archive for the 'DRM' Category

For Mac users annoyed by DRM

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

Display Eater is “a tool that allows you to capture any video on your computer screen to a QuickTime movie. You can substitute custom cursors in your video, as well as export it to different media formats. Furthermore, you can do all your capturing, then render all of your clips at once later.” Audio Hijack [...]

Thoughtful Post on Google DRM by Cory Doctorow

Friday, February 17th, 2006

There is a tendency to dismiss those who argue against DRM as naive purists (or communists), but Cory Doctorow’s recent post, Google Video DRM: Why is Hollywood more important than users? argues cogently against Google’s approach to video: Google’s DRM has the potential to drastically re-shape the contours of copyright law, turning a few entertainment [...]

Ed Felton on MovieLabs

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

Ed Felton’s commentary about MovieLabs hits the nail bang on the head.

Open Media, with DRM?

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

The newly-announced Open Media Network bills itself as the future of public tv and radio, and looks something like OurMedia – producers can upload content and have it hosted for free. A system that uses the Internet for distribution and allows creative workers to be compensated for their sound and moving image productions could be [...]

Online Video and the Future of Broadcasting