Think you're handy around the house? Not in the future, you're not

I guess there is such a thing as "too smart."

The issue of Digital Rights Management has been around for a while in everything from music files, books, video games, even coffee makers and farm equipment. In a future of 'smart' objects with embedded software, do copyright restrictions mean you won't be able to fix your smart fridge or hack your smart toaster? University of Ottawa law professor Jeremy de Beer weighs in.


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