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Strategies for a discontinuous future.





Consulting & advisory, research notes, in the press, about bubblegen,
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Friday, October 10, 2003
 


Wow. The firm that invented the (idiotic) DRM system that got shift-hacked are gonna sue the kid that discovered the hack, under, what else, the DMCA.

From a strategic point of view, this is the STUPIDEST MOVE POSSIBLE.

Note to Sunncomm: don't legislate, innovate. You got hacked because your product sucked. Is that true? No, actually, you got hacked because your strategy sucked. You're playing the wrong game. If you wanna compete with Macrovision, you have to out-innovate them - there's no other way. The market won't think your tech is any better just because the kid that hacked it is bankrupt.

Update: the inquirer is reporting that Sunncomm has backed down.

-- umair // 3:57 PM //


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