To DRM, or not to DRM . . . that is not the question.
Whilst I agree 100 percent with AlphaDog and many other articulate responders, that in practice DRM is poor answer to a good question, I must focus my attention on Jack Wallen's orginal question however, which poses whether DRM should be "supported" on linux. Note the difference between "supported" versus "mandated", means in this context that additional content would subsequently be made available to linux users, and in that I must respond to Jacks question with a Yes. I must also look forward to the utopia where a similar technology is implemented in a way that achieves that balance between the rights of the creators, publishers and users. Until then we can only hope to educate users not to illegally download (substitute "steal") intellectual property, before we create a world devoid of the culture provided by the content creators.
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