[Linux-aus] Australian Digital Civil Rights Quiz
lucychili at internode.on.net
Mon Jun 19 10:55:03 UTC 2006
Software is very often used in culturally sensitive contexts and
to provide trusted results. Without the right to understand how the
software works, or how it may be modified to provide more reliable
service, we can not be sure of our information.
- statistical data modelling
- air traffic control
- monitoring and managing power station loads and stresses
- risk assessment applications
- digital voting systems
DRM provides the purveyor of software the right to 'black box' systems.
This leaves the owners of these systems with reduced ability to be
adaptable, innovative, accurate, safe.
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