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Old 03-13-2010, 09:12 AM   #1
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Found another DRM vs no DRM picture on the Net

In addition to this older one:



now this one's new



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Old 03-13-2010, 09:15 AM   #2
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I love it... this is so true!
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Old 03-13-2010, 09:16 AM   #3
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LOL. I like both of these.
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Old 03-13-2010, 09:30 AM   #4
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Good stuff, and some truth in both as well.....
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Old 03-13-2010, 09:41 AM   #5
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Old 03-13-2010, 09:45 AM   #6
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Both true, except that for DVD's you can usually just press STOP, STOP, PLAY and it will skip the unskippable.
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Old 03-13-2010, 09:47 AM   #7
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If you have any taste, you would not have that issue with the DVD as you would not be watching that awful movie.
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Old 03-13-2010, 10:10 AM   #8
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For the movie, hit stop stop then play and you should be then be able to skip all the previews and crap
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Old 03-13-2010, 01:02 PM   #9
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*shrug*

I hate to come across as humorless but my experience is:
• Insert DVD
• Press "menu" to skip the trailers
• Watch movie

And, as a Kindle user and Manybooks patron:
• Click "buy now" on Amazon's website, or download via Manybooks
• Wait 1 minute for the download
• Read

Of all the complaints against DRM, this category of complaint is rather specious.

And given the simplicity of the process, I'm not particularly impressed by someone who is sophisticated enough to make a multi-panel diagram, but can't figure out how to skip the trailers or properly boot their computer.
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Old 03-13-2010, 01:04 PM   #10
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Old 03-13-2010, 01:11 PM   #11
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*shrug*

I hate to come across as humorless but my experience is:
• Insert DVD
• Press "menu" to skip the trailers
• Watch movie

And, as a Kindle user and Manybooks patron:
• Click "buy now" on Amazon's website, or download via Manybooks
• Wait 1 minute for the download
• Read

Of all the complaints against DRM, this category of complaint is rather specious.

And given the simplicity of the process, I'm not particularly impressed by someone who is sophisticated enough to make a multi-panel diagram, but can't figure out how to skip the trailers or properly boot their computer.
Some dvd just can't be skiped. My dvd player will refuse.
And i remember trying TF1 vision, and what a mess. Firefox ? no ! Then ,it need an up to date media player, at the point it asked to install it own additional soft, i gave up.
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Old 03-13-2010, 01:36 PM   #12
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Old 03-13-2010, 02:58 PM   #13
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Very true.

There are some DVD's that just don't allow skipping of the previews, Kali Yuga. Case in point is a lot of DVD's put out by HIT Entertainment (kids' DVD's). You are trapped watching preview after preview of Dora the Explorer, Go Diego Go, and every other kids' cartoon show they have out on DVD. It is agony.
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Old 03-13-2010, 03:05 PM   #14
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Source for the second one is given. Source for the first one proved to be hard to find:

- TinEye reverse image search shows 10 pages of sites with it, with sites like boingboing and gizmodo, and versions of it translated to at least 3 different languages: http://www.tineye.com/search/e1b160d...2a95f1ca365769

- this post by Cory Doctorow gives MakingLight as the source, but I was unable to find it on MakingLight: http://www.boingboing.net/2010/02/18...-buying-d.html

- some other sources get no further than this Twitter: http://twitter.com/kevinmarks/status/9300780865

- and the picture is generally agreed upon as the web meme (for example by meme.yahoo.com )

so I think if it was supposed to be copyright protected, someone would have said so by now.
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Old 03-13-2010, 09:17 PM   #15
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