It's good news, actually.
You have nothing to worry about; this is bad news for PC users only.
" As a user, there is simply no escape. Whether you use Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 95, Linux, FreeBSD, OS X, Solaris (on x86), or almost any other OS, Windows content protection will make your hardware more expensive, less reliable, more difficult to program for, more difficult to support, more vulnerable to hostile code, and with more compatibility problems
That's not what the author indicates.
You are dreaming Mac 10.5 or 11 will be the same. Apple led the way with Music Sales and it's locked down IPod. Otherwise you could play no HD content on a Mac. What good would it be then.