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IPFS News Link • Intellectual Property

DMCA and the Internet of Things

• Schneier on Security

.... Plenty of companies set up proprietary standards to ensure that their customers don't use someone else's products with theirs. Keurig, for example, puts codes on their single-cup coffee pods, and engineers their coffee makers to work only with those codes. HP has done the same thing with its printers and ink cartridges....