> > what bullshit is that? deauthorizing is easy, including systems that
> > the user no longer has. there really isn't a better way to do it than
> > how it's done now. do you have a better suggestion on how to
> > deauthorize a system the user no longer owns without making it trivial
> > to pirate?
> Did you listen to the video?
unfortunately not only did i listen to it, but i had the misfortune of
> It's from the cinema massacre guy, who is well respected.
someone who lies is not respected.
> His points are all valid.
none of them are.
the valid point is that he's an idiot who doesn't know how to use
auto-update is easily disabled, deauthorization is easy, bitching bout
the cd burn icon going away is absurd, ping has been dead for quite a
while and the genius stuff can be turned off.
itunes isn't perfect (nothing is), but he didn't talk about what's
really wrong with it.
> Why should you even have to deauthorize?
because the music and movie industry imposes drm and a limit to how
many systems can be concurrently authorized. go bitch at them for
forcing it upon apple and users.
apple historically has opposed drm and copy protection, but they didn't
have a choice to launch the music store and video store.
the music industry has since realized that online sales was actually a
good thing so they no longer require drm, but the movie industry still
the way itunes implements drm affects very few people because most
people know to deauthorize a system when replacing it but for those who
forget, there's a way to do it without having the actual system.
> Only an Apple brainwhashed peson would think that's sane.
only an apple hater would say that.
> And, from a company founded by an ackknowledged pirate himself
> (Steve Jobs originally sold telephone tone generators to scam AT&T).
what does that have to do with anything?