AT&T Inc. has joined Hollywood studios and recording companies in trying to keep pirated films, music and other content off its network — the first major carrier of Internet traffic to do so.Get ready for the Amazon Channel or settle for Internet Base Service.
Meanwhile, Internet radio is being strongarmed into accepting DRM (Digital Rights Management), which is the specific sort of content protection system xkcd is commenting on.
The current U.S. administration is even trying to dragoon higher education institutions into enforcing content protection for Hollywood.
Meanwhile, the U.S. government does nothing to stop this whittling away
of Internet freedom, except waiting for
It’s a good thing there are some people fighting for Internet freedom.