Digital Handcuffs

This report examines issues arising from Digital Rights Management (DRM) technologies and the legislation protecting these technologies. The report looks at how the use of DRM can impact on users’ security, privacy and right of access, while also exploring how DRM stifles innovation and competition. Furthermore, the report looks into the phenomena of obsolescence and vendor lock-in facilitated by DRM.


Digital Handcuffs

Written by Slavka Bielikova and Javier Ruiz Diaz

Read the full report here.

https://www.openrightsgroup.org/assets/files/pdfs/Digital_Handcuffs.pdf