p2p news / p2pnet: “DRM is artificial scarcity that steals fair use rights from customers and the public commons,” says Julian ‘Just Say No to DRM’ Bond on Voidstar.
“That’s Corporate Piracy.
“Please steal this image and do whatever you like with it.
“ps. This message still isn’t right. ‘It’s Piracy’ isn’t quite the right message and like Lessig’s Right to Remix the underlying message is too esoteric. We need a soundbite as catchy and obvious as ‘It’s Piracy’. And people aren’t going to get ‘It Steals Fair Use Rights’ either.”
How about DRM is DownRightMean? Or DownRightMendacious? Or DownRightMonstrous?
Sandro recently pointed out the original ‘Home Taping Kills Music’ showed up on the back of the main cardstock sleeve of a vinyl LP.
(Nice one, Julian ; )