Hackers winning DRM 'arms race'

Friday, 8 September 2006, 3:46 PM EST

Everyone wants DRM technologies that protect copyrighted audio, video and broadcast content from hackers, pirates and ordinary file-sharers, but nobody wants to pay for them.

DRM experts convening here Thursday on the first day of Europe's biggest broadcast conference, IBC, equated DRM costs to a "tax." Worse, according to Jean-Luc Moullet, vice president for software and technology solutions at Thomson USA, it's a tax that offers few benefits for consumers.

At InformationWeek.

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