Lessig: Content security squashing culture

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 1:41 AM EST

The open-source movement has freed up creativity on the operating system and application levels, but digital-rights management threatens to turn creators into “pirates,” Stanford University professor Lawrence Lessing told attendees at LinuxWorld on Tuesday morning.

Wielding a simplified model of technology, Lessig said that Linux and open-source software were already well established enough to offer an alternative system to proprietary development.

At SecurityFocus.

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