Webcomic: The future of DRM


The gang at xkcd sketch a bibliophile's nightmare in the form of futuristic DRM — which makes mere RFID and anticopying tech look downright friendly in comparison. Hopefully, Borders, the RIAA, and/or Homeland Security isn't reading.

By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...