Hey, here’s this week’s first juicy DRM-bashing opportunity. At a conference in London, Microsoft’s Amir Majidimehr helpfully explained the goals of their DRM strategy: “We don’t want this technology to be available to every hobbyist. We need to keep the number of licensees down to a manageable number. We charge a license fee to keep the number of people we have to deal with down to a level we can handle.” Now, there’s a damn fine way to build a nice, disciplined business. Wouldn’t want any of those nasty entrepreneurs stirring things up, would we? There’s more at Boing Boing.

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