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Hurrah for Digital Media Protection

No I haven’t gone nuts or pulled a Fianna Fail and backflipped on my beliefs. It’s just that this is actually a good and proper application of protecting digital media. Kestrel Wireless are proposing a thin film of electro-optic material across the surface of every CD, DVD, etc that is opaque until an electrical pulse from a specific machine is passed though it, turning it fully transparent and making the media playable. So finally, protection of digital media that is doing something good, preventing casual shoplifting, rather than giving people a reason not to buy content. source: Reg Hardware

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