This week in his blog, Jonathan Schwartz, President and COO of Sun, puts it all in context and adds some clarification:
Our view is that an effective solution to the challenge of ensuring IP owners can manage their own security and access controls - and compensation, if that's what they seek - must make a few basic assumptions. Let's outline them:Hat tip: IPcentral Weblog.
There is no one busines model for all intellectual property.
There must be no royalty or patent risk.
There must be no hard linkage to any one device.
There must be no hard linkage to any one media format.
Aug. 22, 2005 - Sun Launches Open Media Commons Initiative.