William Wolfe-Wylie at canada.com on digital rights management:
The DRM on legal digital downloads breaks my home theatre system because it runs on an open-source piece of software called XBMC. If I download a movie or a television show from iTunes, I cannot play it on my home theatre system of choice. If I buy a Blu-Ray disc, I cannot play it on my home theatre system of choice. Even digital downloads included with Blu-Ray purchases cannot play on my home theatre system of choice. The DRM included in these products forbids anything but a pre-approved list of devices from accessing the content.
The solution? Piracy.
The last time I purchased a digital video, it was Louis CK’s Live at the Beacon Theatre special, which was only $5 and came without any DRM. Since then I’ve watched it on my Apple devices and my PlayStation 3 without any hassles. Beats treating your paying customers like criminals.