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Web inventor Sir Tim sizes up handcuffs for his creation – and world has 2 weeks to appeal

Mario Becroft

"You say ransom, I say purchase.."

There is a fault in your reasoning. Were content was not DRM protected, II could also use a non-DRM protected player to play back content I have purchased.

In other words, owning a DRM-protected player (as opposed to a non-protected one) need not be a necessary condition for watching content purchased legally in accordance with copyright law.

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