GeoDRM or GeoCYA?

Raj, Paul, Tom: don't neglect to write soon about the process of approving the GeoDRM Reference Model, and how it's going to usher in a brand new era of data sharing. Congratulations! The masses will cheer you and throw flowers, I'm sure.

Related: yesterday, a reader pointed me to an article in Government Computer News about what I'll call GeoCYA, in which the OGC CTO walks a fine line between removing, and stoking, "the fear of litigation".