Tax Funded Content Providers; Disenfranchising With DRM?

ABC is Australia's Federal Government-funded public broadcaster, and has responsibilities under the ABC Act 1983 to provide services to the Australian people.The new ABC Shop has recently launched, with downloads of TV programs made available -- but only to Windows users willing to install DRM-laden software on their computers.
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Like the BBC, Australia TV broadcasts are publicly funded, so they are essentially keeping access away from people who have already paid for the content. I'd love to see this fought out in court.

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