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Cory Doctorow: DRM is no friend of business

13 March 2011 Last updated at 16:21 GMT

Many people who create and sell content put their trust in 'digital rights management' (DRM) software to protect their work from copyright theft.

But copyright activist, blogger and sci-fi author Cory Doctorow thinks content creators should steer clear of DRM.

He explains his reasoning to BBC Technology of Business reporter Fiona Graham at the Economist Big Rethink summit.

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