The community flooded Digg with stories containing the code, making it virtually impossible for the moderating staff to keep up with deleting all the stories – or that’s how it would appear to the mass of the Digg userbase.

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A tricky one for me, because I dislike DRM – it stops me using content I have purchased in the way I want to. At the same time, I dislike logging into Digg to be confronted by page after page of what is effectively spam, and I like Digg enough not to want it to have legal issues over people posting the code again and again and again. Let’s be honest, the real villains here are not Digg but the media companies who insist on treating their customers like thieves and crippling their products.