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Apple announces all music on iTunes to go DRM-free - no word on movies, TV shows, games, audiobooks

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

"...We must continue to put pressure on Apple. That means continuing to boycott all DRM-content on iTunes, including the iPhone and the App Store. We encourage Apple to continue to remove DRM from iTunes content, including all movies, TV shows, games, audiobooks and applications, as well as support for free formats, such as Vorbis and Theora..."

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iFlop: Boycott Apple

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"...By including iTunes gift cards and purchases in your boycott of all Apple products, you can help drive change."

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Opposing Digital Restrictions Management

http://www.fsf.org

"FSF's John Sullivan will speak about the problems with Digital Restrictions Management at the American Society for Information Science and Technology's annual meeting. He'll talk about the history and work of DefectiveByDesign.org, as well as the importance of free software and information sharing..."

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Spore and More: Activate against Electronic Arts

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"Electronic Arts (EA) and Amazon have been the targets of a justified online rebellion the last couple weeks. The impetus for the backlash is EA's use of Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) technology in its game Spore. As of right now, the game has received 2,226 1-star reviews on Amazon -- more than we've ever seen before -- and they are primarily focused on EA's DRM system.

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Why the Web is Defective by Design!

http://sachachua.com

RMS: «If you are talking about the practice of installing non-free software into a browser, the only thing that is good to offer is the reminder that you must refuse to do that.» --

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Tell the Australian Broadcasting Company "No DRM"

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"ABC is Australia's Federal Government-funded public broadcaster, and has responsibilities under the ABC Act 1983 to provide services to the Australian people.

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Free Software Supporter - Issue 1, March 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

"Welcome to the all new Fee Software Supporter! — the Free Software Foundation's monthly news digest and action update. Each month we will highlight some of the important work being done by the FSF, and give an update on recent happenings in the GNU project and the campaign for software freedom. Encourage your friends to subscribe and help us build an audience by adding our subscriber widget to your website..."

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Don't let DRM get between you and a good book

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"Amazon, Sony, and others are all competing to control how, what, and when we can read with their competing Digital Restrictions Management technologies. Let's let them know that we won't buy their ebook readers until they get rid of the DRM!

Join us in opposing all DRM ebook readers and DRM ebooks by taking part in this action..."

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Unlocked Media

http://open.neurostechnology.com

"Neuros Technology, manufacturer of open-source powered, analog-to-digital video recorder hardware, is spearheading a new effort to educate consumers about" Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) "by establishing the 'Unlocked Media' brand..."

Via EFF http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2007/12/neuros-launches-unlocked-media-brand

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Join sci-fi author Cory Doctorow at DefectiveByDesign

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

In his 2007 charitable giving guide, Science-fiction author Cory Doctorow writes:

"It's wonderful to see a campaigning group based on fighting DRM. Defective by Design has pulled off a number of audacious and clever actions that have raised public awareness of DRM. The fight starts here."

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