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Has DRM ever prevented you from doing what you wanted with a piece of digital media you own?

Poll: Has DRM ever been a real problem for you?
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89 votes tallied
Yes. I'll tell you all about it in the comments.
68 votes
No.
21 votes

Digital rights management has a long history of not quite working, failing to stop piracy, and sometimes punishing legitimate users (and owners) of digital media.

But has it ever stopped you from

doing anything you wanted to do with a song, an e-book, a video? Does DRM really infringe on the average person's right to fair use of copyrighted material?

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Colin Dodd - Colin Dodd is a writer at Red Hat.