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They say "rights," we say "restrictions" are not for your digital *rights*, they are *restrictions* imposed on you. Celebrate your own intellect by staying away from DRM this

Let's eliminate DRM! This weekend's presenter Denis Carikli presented this awesome slide for his talk "Replicant: Struggle for independence." The conference is still going live right now. Check it out at

sighting at this year's Check out a summary of yesterday's talks on the @fsf Web site at Read about Free Software, which is one important step toward ending DRM!

Law School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Panos Alevropoulos, gave a talk for today's annual @fsf conference on "The state of software patents in 2022." This is a screenshot image from his talk.

What is defective by design? This is: "RTX 3060 software drivers are designed to detect specific attributes of the Ethereum cryptocurrency mining algorithm, and limit the hash rate, or cryptocurrency mining efficiency, by around 50 percent." @nvidia

NVIDIA's graphics drivers include telemetry and artificially slow the execution of algorithms they don't like. In other words, they're defective by design.

Some might have forgotten about Intel and its relationship with DRM -- we didn't. Don't let DRM issues be swept under the rug. That's how DRM perpetuates.

? No thanks. Let us know when you can really share that media in a way that doesn't trample our freedom.

How are you celebrating the tonight? We recommend settling down and starting the weekend off right with some media from the Guide to DRM-free Living:

Thanks for using your reviews to educate others on Disney+'s use of DRM! (And thanks to the person who sent us this screenshot, too!)

Happy ! We've seen some great starts already in our action against Disney+. Check out the IDAD site to see how you can get involved:

The is upon us! Challenge yourself to go a Day without DRM by following our Guide, and boycotting those services and publishers that restrict their users' freedom.

In preparation for Friday's , learn about how DRM on streaming services is the "ultimate antifeature."

We're gearing up for the on Friday, and have already heard from some folks who've gotten a head-start on our action against . Join us for the 15th annual IDAD!

The is almost here. Take a stand against Disney+ with us next Friday, December 10!

Our community planning meeting for this year's International Day Against DRM (IDAD) starts in just under an hour at 14:00 EST in's channel. If you can't make it, we'll see you on Dec. 10 for the !

Section 1201 of the DMCA is a nightmare, but the work of activists helped secure a round of new anticircumvention exemptions:

Unlike those on Halloween, the DMCA is a monster that won't be going away in the morning. That's why Defective by Design works year-round to .

The latest round of DMCA anticircumvention exemptions are out. We're happy to have played a part in rallying the community together to support each and every exemption!

All these years and we're still dealing with DRM in printers? Canon should get with the times -- and stop foisting DRM on their customers.

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