CANON CAN’T GET ENOUGH TONER CHIPS, SO IT’S TELLING CUSTOMERS HOW TO DEFEAT ITS DRM

Canon is now telling German customers how to defeat its printers’ warnings about third-party cartridges. The chip in question tells the printer when toner levels are getting low. Without the chip, the printer will say it doesn’t know how much ink or toner is inside the cartridge, assume it's zero, and refuse to print. The software on these printers comes with a relatively simple way to defeat the chip checks.
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