Portrait by Jonathan Worth

Cory Doc­torow explains at O’Reilly’s OSCON (cov­er­ing open source tools, enter­prise, archi­tec­ture, infra­struc­ture, com­munity and more) in Aus­tin, Texas why the Inter­net of Things that includes DRM may not be the best option.

It may, in fact be the worst.

Cory is a sci­ence fic­tion nov­el­ist, blog­ger and tech­no­logy act­iv­ist. He is the co-edit­or of the pop­u­lar web­log Boing Boing, and a con­trib­ut­or to The Guard­i­an, Pub­lish­ers Weekly, Wired, and many oth­er news­pa­pers, magazines and web­sites. He is a spe­cial con­sult­ant to the Elec­tron­ic Fron­ti­er Found­a­tion, a non-profit civil liber­ties group that defends free­dom in tech­no­logy law, policy, stand­ards and treat­ies. He holds an hon­or­ary doc­tor­ate in com­puter sci­ence from the Open Uni­ver­sity (UK), where he is a Vis­it­ing Pro­fess­or; in 2007, he served as the Ful­bright Chair at the Annen­berg Cen­ter for Pub­lic Dip­lomacy at the Uni­ver­sity of South­ern California.

via oreilly.com