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UK Gov’t Conducts Public Inquiry on Digital Rights Management

The All Party Parliamentary Internet Group (APIG) [held] an oral evidence session [February 2, 2006] at the House of Commons, as part of its public inquiry on Digital Rights Management(DRM)…The inquiry…is seeking to establish how consumers, artists and the distribution companies should be protected in a continually evolving market place…Regrettably, this session will not be open to the public but a full transcript of the sessions will be made publicly available when the final report is published in April.”

  • BBC News: Libraries fear digital lockdown – “Libraries have warned that the rise of digital publishing may make it harder or even impossible to access items in their collections in the future.”
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