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The Almighty Buck

+ - Why Steve Isn't Going to Upset the DRM Apple Cart

Submitted by BSDetector
BSDetector (666) writes "It seems that the Steve Jobs and Apple veneer may be cracking for all to see. In an article in the UK Guardian

http://technology.guardian.co.uk/weekly/story/0,,2 012883,00.html/

Charlie Demerjian from the Inquirer is quoted as saying '...called Jobs "the lowest form of hypocrite"'. Another telling quote from Torgeir Waterhouse of Forbrukerradet (Norway's consumer council) is that 'FairPlay is an illegal technology whose main purpose is to lock the consumers to the total package provided by Apple by blocking interoperability.'

Based on this article, it appears that the cult of Steve may have to deal with the barbarians at the gate more than than ever."

... though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"

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