Re: [videoblogging] copy protection in new windows version
- around the 1/9/05 Richard mentioned about [videoblogging] copy
protection in new windows version that:
>... I don't want to be overly dramatic (well, on the other hand,as Andreas pointed out here a while back, this is already the case
>yeah I do), but, the stage is definately being set for science
>fiction reality show where the consumer will no longer own rights to
>any of the entertainment media on their own system, whether they buy
>it or not ...
with the iTunes music store. What you purchase is a licence to use.
This is capital's response to digital technology where scarcity no
longer exists - the logic of the market requires scarcity (otherwise
how can it determine value?) and so invents a licencing scheme that,
out of the ether, generates restrictions.