Hollywood Versus the Internet

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Friday, December 21st, 2001

Attorney Mike Godwin has been involved in online legal issues pretty much since there became an online to have legal issues with. In this article he discusses the Content Faction (the music and movie corporate giants) and the Tech Faction (Microsoft, IBM, and other computer-related companies) and their battle over Digital Rights Management, and what that battle may mean for the rest of us caught in the middle (possibly the end of the general-purpose computer).