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Sunday, 25 April 2004

THE ONION …


… offers a fresh look at the reasons behind the increasing popularity of getting the music of one’s choice through the licensed internet channel of iTunes rather than by buying CDs.

The IPKat is still suspicious of digital rights management systems. They may resolve many pressing copyright issues, but he is unsure of their long-term effect on consumer choice and competition within the recorded music industry.

100,000,000 iTunes here
Eye tunes here, here and here
More on digital rights management systems here, here and here

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