Hollywood’s content ecosystem moves a few steps closer to launch | Technology | Los Angeles Times


Five DRM (digital rights management) technologies. As much as I respect the people working on this system until the specifications can be simplified there is no way this is going to work in a serious way.

Clearly there has to be a system for allowing the transport of digitally protected material across a series of devices. However I wonder if a single player who finally realizes the value of letting their content out of the walled garden is going to become the de facto solution here. A multi-studio, multi-electronics, multi-drm, multi-service consortium is going to too busy deciding whether the table at the peace talks will be round or square to accomplish much of anything.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s