Monday, April 02, 2007

DRM down EMI's toilet!

Finally one company in the music industry starts understanding what's it all about when it comes down to music.

EMI to Sell Music Without Anticopying Software
By Ethan Smith and Nick Wingfield

In a major break with the music industry's longstanding antipiracy strategy, EMI Group PLC is set to announce today that it plans to sell significant amounts of its catalog without anticopying software, according to people familiar with the matter.

The London music company is to make its announcement at a London news conference featuring Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs. EMI is to sell songs without the software -- known as digital rights management -- through Apple's iTunes Store and possibly through other online outlets.

DRM has been a contentious issue in online music sales. Record companies have insisted that ...

Now lets see who will follow.


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