I find it interesting that essentially we (the consumers) are paying extra to prohibit ourselves from listening/watching content illegally.

Part of the cost when we buy DRM music is paying into research of DRM. We now see things like this in which the consumer will be paying for extra hardware to protect them selves from partaking in illegal activity.

I am all for stopping illegal copying of media, but not at my expense. In my opinion this is the worst part of Content Protection (DRM), the legal consumers get charged extra for their legally purchased content while the illegal users will just find another way around paying.

Because of the legal users getting charged for what the illegal users do, it seems like more and more people turn to the illegal side... After all why pay for something when you can have someone else pay for it.