[Cc-it] Re: [eucd] [NEWS] Nascita del Digital Media Project (DMP)
Niels Vestergaard Jensen
nvj a fys.ku.dk
Mer 10 Dic 2003 20:40:24 EST
[I have no idea of whether I can reply to all these lists - feel free to
Chariglione (IIRC former SDMI - infamous Felten dispute) has already made
up his mind, and I think we should rightfully criticize him for that.
The work plan laid out clearly presupposes the conclusion that DRM is the
solution, the question is only how it can be "interoperable" and
"acceptable to end users". As if.
DRM is physically impossible and the ever more desperate attempts at
pushing it through will only prolong and worsen the current "digital media
stalemate" while hurting competition, fair use and cultural growth. I have
no intention of becoming Charigliones poster boy for the purpose of
Niels, Digital Consumer Denmark
niels a digitalforbruger.dk
On Sat, 6 Dec 2003, Andrea Glorioso wrote:
> [Please, keep the Cc: to copywhat a lists.perchetopi.org, besides any
> other mailing list/forum you feel is interested in the matter]
> THE DIGITAL MEDIA PROJECT
> Press release
> Digital Media Project issues call for submissions regarding fair use
> and other rights -- DMP signed into official existence on 1st December
> 2003 in Geneva
> The Digital Media Project issues a call for submissions regarding
> traditional rights and usages usually associated with content usage
> such as fair use, first sale, privacy etc. as well as traditional
> rights and usages associated with copyright ownership, distribution,
> attribution, retail and other business models along with other more
> general human rights to communicate so that these can best be
> accommodated in a digital, trusted bitstream/file environment, or in
> other words, "mapped" to the digital domain.
> The Digital Media Project, which as part of its genesis published a
> Digital Media Manifesto on 30th of September, was signed into formal
> existence as a non-profit organization based in Geneva on 1st of
> December 2003.
> The DMP mission is "to promote continuing successful development,
> deployment and use of Digital Media that respect the rights of
> creators and rights holders to exploit their works, the wish of end
> users to fully enjoy the benefits of Digital Media and the interests
> of various value-chain players to provide products and services,
> according to the principles laid down in the Digital Media Manifesto".
> Hi all.
> On Dec 1, 2003 the "Digital Media Project"
> (http://www.chiariglione.org/project) was officially born. The DMP is
> an offspring of Leonardo Chiariglione (CSELT, MPEG) - you can read the
> project's manifesto here:
> I think we should follow closely the activities of this project (which
> doesn't mean agreeing with it, of course). Prof. Chiariglione has
> managed to create an organization (which is formally a not-for-profit
> one) composed by:
> - British Telecommunications (UK)
> - Enterprise of the Future (US)
> - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH)
> - MPEG LA (US)
> - Multimedia Architectures (JP)
> - Sociedad Digital Autores y Editores (ES)
> - Telecom Italia (IT)
> - University of Tokyo (JP)
> and that counts on the external (up to now) contributions of
> Microsoft, Sony and Matshita, amongst others.
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