DRM Implications For Libraries

Why is it that BoingBoing is always there when I need it?

“As a practical matter, no ‘limited’ proposal can prevent Internet distribution of the copyrighted work.”

Since I am currently working for a library, this paper will (hopefully) get across the point I’ve been trying to make to my co-workers. Especially considering the copyright specter has begun to raise it’s evil head here.

I recommend all librarians (or those who work in a library) read and digest the full paper – written by Michael Godwin and published by the ALA (American Library Association). As with the Dr. King mp3, Cory has posted a link to a pdf of the paper. Just click below…

Boing Boing: DRM primer for librarians


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