Just to keep Auntie on her toes, another company that is a TLA has decided
to not bother with wasteful DRM:


'In a major change of policy for a record label, EMI is expected to announce
later today that it will begin selling songs without copy protection through
Apple's iTunes music store.

Apple's chief executive, Steve Jobs, will attend a press conference
alongside Eric Nicoli, his counterpart at EMI, in London at 1pm today.

According to reports over the weekend, they will announce that EMI is
ditching the anti-piracy technology that currently restricts how people can
copy and listen to their digital music tracks.

The Wall Street Journal reported today that the group will announce that "it
plans to sell significant amounts of its catalogue without anti-copying

Brian Butterworth

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