FTC Town Hall to Address Digital Rights Management Technologies - Event Takes Place Wednesday, March 25, 2009, in Seattle
DRM deprives honest users from exercising their rights of possession in perpetuity. The technologies used expose the honest users to harm such as, in the case of software DRM, root-kits and other software which opens the user's computers to external malware without their knowledge. DRM has not demonstrated that it truly protects the objects from supposed inappropriate use. However, it has demonstrated that it harms users.