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I commonly refer to them as Fair Use Circumvention Kits. The phrase is not only more apropos, but the associated acronym is in wider use than 'DRM', and it may be used as an intejection when data is rendered useless by implementing technologies.

I like to call it DRM-R. Digital Removal of My Rights. DRM is not law but the DMCA allows companies to create any rules they want and have it enforced by the police.

I like "Digital Restrictions Management." It uses the DRM acronym which has traction. It also is a clear description of the technology.

I googled it and got 2750 hits. "Digital rights management" got 696,000. Let's all use "Digital Restrictions Management" when we write about these issues.

Let's redefine "DRM" to:

Digital RESTRICTIONS Management

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