Denuvo anti-tamper tech is pants
Published in Games
Friday, 20 October 2017 12:55

Denuvo anti-tamper tech is pants


Games are being cracked a day after their launch

The hope that games publishers have placed in Denuvo anti-tamper technology and digital rights management scheme is turning out misplaced with most games being hacked within a day of their release.

World will abandon DRM in six years
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 11:02

World will abandon DRM in six years


Doctorow sticks to his bizarre prophecy because of tractors


Two years ago, Cory Doctorow joined the EFF's campaign to eliminate DRM within eight years and he claims that he is on target to do that thanks to tractors

Windows 10 DRM exposes Tor users
Published in News
Friday, 03 February 2017 11:28

Windows 10 DRM exposes Tor users

Better to stick to Linux

If you want to use the Tor browser safely to avoid your local government seeing your doings it is probably not a good idea to use Windows 10.

HP confirms DRMing its ink cartridges
Published in News
Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:53

HP confirms DRMing its ink cartridges


Gotta keep it expensive

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP has confirmed that it has DRMed its printers so that they will only use its expensive cartridges.

Oculus realises DRM is insane
Published in Wearables
Monday, 27 June 2016 12:56

Oculus realises DRM is insane


Backtracks

Virtual reality pioneer Oculus has woken up to the fact that installing DRM on its headsets is about as crazy as having making punters wait for months for their pre-orders to be delivered.

PS4 wide open to software pirates
Published in Games
Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:29

PS4 wide open to software pirates


Brazilian exploit

Hackers from Brazil have managed to discover a new exploit for the PS4 which enables them to bypass the DRM on any software and games.

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Microsoft's DRM plans for 4K
Published in News
Monday, 27 April 2015 11:16

Microsoft's DRM plans for 4K


Ropes in Intel, AMD, and Nvidia

There are some very dark rumours about what Microsoft is planning for Windows 10 and the 4K television standard and it seems to have roped in Intel, AMD, Nvidia, and Qualcomm.

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 07:59

Sony hears the roar of fans

The #PS4NoDRM campaign a success

Thursday, 06 September 2012 10:22

Ubisoft kills always on DRM

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Wakes up and smells the coffee

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Instead of a $60 leash