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Ministry of Propaganda - 09/Feb/2004: "Don't watch movies with Linux?"

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Don't watch movies with Linux?

So Disney plans to use Microsoft Digital Rights Management (DRM) when distributing its movies. Windows DRM runs on, well, Windows, and not much else. Or in other words, if you want to watch a Disney movie (and I'm told there are a lot of people who want to do that) you better have a Windows PC.

Admittedly, Windows currently has a huge market share (including mine for the time being, but then I don't watch many movies anyway), but with the growing popularity of Linux how long will it take until a significant number of people won't be able to watch Disney's offerings?

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Entry trivia

Dodgy picture of the moment:

Picture of Armin at his 5th birthday

No idea why I picked this picture today. My birthday is still a few months away, as is Easter. And why was I riding my bike in the living room?

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