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New DRM Changes Text of eBooks to Catch Pirates

A new form of DRM developed in Germany alters words, punctuation and other text elements so that every consumer receives a unique version of an eBook. By examining these "text watermarks", copies that end up on the Internet can be traced back to the people who bought and allegedly pirated…

DRM is ****, RIAA Says

For years the RIAA has defended the use of DRM, much to the dislike of millions of honest customers who actually paid for their music. Now, in a shocking turnaround, the outfit seems to have come to the realization that DRM does more harm than good and has officially declared…

Square Enix: DRM Boosts Profits and It’s Here to Stay

One of the world's largest games companies says that DRM is a necessary part of doing business and isn't going away anytime soon. Speaking with TorrentFreak, Square Enix says that while it understands that DRM shouldn't interfere with gaming and there is currently no perfect solution, profit dictates that the…

Witcher 2 DRM Dumped, But CD Projekt Is Watching Torrents

Following reports that security features were damaging the playing experience of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, today CD Projekt will release an update to remove all DRM from the game. But while the company informs TorrentFreak it was pleased to avoid a pre-release on this major title, as promised…

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