Vista copy protection is defended

Monday, 22 January 2007, 4:55 PM EST

Microsoft has defended the digital rights management systems integrated into its new Vista operating system.

It follows reports that Vista would "downgrade" the quality of all video and audio, if they were not output via approved connections on the PC. Microsoft said only the quality of "premium content" would be lowered, and only if requested by copyright holders.

At the BBC.

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