FTC Town Hall to Address Digital Rights Management Technologies - Event Takes Place Wednesday, March 25, 2009, in Seattle #539814-00447

Submission Number:
539814-00447
Commenter:
Schoenfeld
State:
MA
Initiative Name:
FTC Town Hall to Address Digital Rights Management Technologies - Event Takes Place Wednesday, March 25, 2009, in Seattle

DRM kills the ability to use paid for content any way we like. By purchasing content people should also be purchasing use rights to that content. In other words, DRM restricts usage to certain devices and mediums, thereby creating a controlled and partially monopolized market.