"I therefore urge the Boston Public Library to terminate its
association with OverDrive Audio Books, and adopt a policy of refusing
to be agents for the propagation of Digital Restrictions Management."
Yesterday's hearing (Monday, October 31, 2005) at the Massachusetts State House was clearly an attempt to delay adoption of OpenDocument Format (ODF) --- delivering a swipe at Peter Quinn, CIO and Director of the state's Information and Technology Division.
"There are some who say that a collaborative development model, taking advantage of these freedoms, tends to make software that is technically better. They may be right, and it would be nice if freedom brings such a practical bonus. However, the freedom itself is more important than the bonus, so the Free Software Movement focuses on the freedom."
StopDRM.info press release - Paris, June 9th 2006 -- Several events have been slated to take place this
weekend throughout the world in protest against the digital padlocking of
culture through technical means of protection (DRM or MTP).