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DRM and streaming means you don't own what you pay for, and the content is at the whim of the provider, and you can't rely on it always being there even if it's a large stable corporation.

"Microsoft announces it will shut down ebook program and confiscate its customers' libraries"

boingboing.net/2019/04/02/burn

@RadicalEdward I tried telling people about this for years. F&(^ing micro$oft.

@RadicalEdward first the new user email thing with fb and now this

Wednesday stop it's not Monday anymore

@RadicalEdward This was true of Blockbuster and renewed media. Know what your agreement is, treat them all like rentals.

@RadicalEdward This is the reason why I still buy records and blurays. ;) But it's okay for one-time usages like watching some random movie.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.