Traditional freedom of speech is under attack in the UK, and our authors aren’t happy about it. This is traditional creative freedom under attack.
One complaint I’ve heard about free culture is that it’s concerned with edge-cases, with obscure points of law. But this study shows that the rulings handed down on edge-cases set precedents, certainly in US law.
DRM will not keep your secrets safe, it will not help you own digital “property”, and it will not bring about the singularity. As the EFF show, it also doesn’t help your music collection.