The issue has hit the headlines recently as music giant Sony BMG has come under fire for selling CDs that install allegedly dangerous copy-control software on userís PCs. The firm has now temporarily ceased production of the CDs.
Many other issues are up for debate, including allowing individuals to buy the right to read a book just once, or to pay a certain amount of money each time they play an mp3. Careful consideration needs to be made of the impact of DRM on consumer rights.
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