DRM industry: let's implement DRM into everything! Let's put DRM into desktop music players first.
People: *record music directly from audio output*
DRM: shit, mission failed. Let's make it illegal to circumvent DRM.
People: *Record music anyway*
DRM: shit, let's put DRM into audio output, so audio is encrypted until it reaches the speakers and headphone jack.
People: *plug audio recorder into headphone jack*
DRM: damn. Let's put DRM into audio recorders so they refuse to record DRMed audio.
@avalos you forgot the part where they killed the headphone jack.
Also, as a musician in Germany, you can't have a concert with your own music without the venue paying "GEMA", the centralized national music copyright holders organization. Even when you aren't a member of GEMA, you have to pay them a processing fee so they can process the piece of paper that says you're only playing your own stuff.
Also, they got this monopoly in 1933, from a certain newly elected administration.
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