FCC Fires Wi-Fi Router Salvo in Battle of DRM vs. Open Source

September 2, 2015

Digital Rights Management (DRM), the backbone of copyright protection for every form of digital property from games and software to ebooks and music is finally coming to blows with its natural enemy: the open-source software movement.

The fight is rooted in the longstanding belief of organizations such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) that DRM and open source are "fundamentally incompatible" and comes to the fore on an unlikely front: Wi-Fi routers.

Read more at: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2490525,00.asp


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