Company targets Apple Microsoft and others for not using enough DRM

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  1. Vikingod

    Vikingod Int'l Fish Liaison

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    Source: Ars Technica
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    What do Vista, Flash, RealPlayer, and iTunes have in common? According to Media Rights Technologies (MRT), all of them are infringing products under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and MRT has just sent cease-and-desist letters to Microsoft, Adobe, Real, and Apple.

    "Together these four companies are responsible for 98 percent of the media players in the marketplace; CNN, NPR, Clear Channel, MySpace, Yahoo, and YouTube all use these infringing devices to distribute copyrighted works," said MRT CEO Hank Risan in a statement. "We will hold the responsible parties accountable. The time of suing John Doe is over."
     
  2. Judas

    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    well at least they turned there attention away from john/jane doe..... but there still out of hand
     
  3. calidan

    calidan Frozen in Carbonite

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    It seems to me they are just trying to make a name for themsevles and a bad one at that.
     
  4. Teme

    Teme Super Moderator

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    I won't wonder if internet media sites would move out of USA! :D :D
     
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    Ummm, no. Those do not distribute infringing material. Servers do the distributing. This is like going after DVD player manufacturers for playing copyright violation material.
     
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    Necrosis Well-Known Member

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    Next they'll start suing electric utilities for supplying the power for it.
     

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