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posted by LaminatorX on Monday March 03 2014, @11:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the Java-should-be-open dept.

r00t writes:

"Taking a page out of Lexmark playbook, the Keurig company, famous for it's one-cup coffee making system, now comes with new and improved 100% DRM. Apparently, Keurig is upset over re-usable third-party 'coffee pods' which allow the consumer to escape the Keurig throw-away models which carry a retail price 5% to 25% more. Keurig's CEO, Brian Kelly referred to the move as 'game-changing performance.' Perhaps this will finally be the year of Linux on the Coffe Maker?"

 
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  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by EvilSS on Monday March 03 2014, @11:42PM

    by EvilSS (1456) Subscriber Badge on Monday March 03 2014, @11:42PM (#10338)

    So they can protect their market when the patent expires on this pod design, duh! Also, given the circumstances it may be more reliable. The area where the pods go does get a little dirty, at least in mine.

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