Zero-DRM iTunes Tracks Offer Zero-Privacy Too

Zero-DRM iTunes Tracks Offer Zero-Privacy Too
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In February, Steve Jobs wrote an open letter on the Apple site asking music companies to dump DRM protection of digital music tracks. EMI responded by allowing Apple to sell...

Guy Brighton
  • 4 june 2007

In February, Steve Jobs wrote an open letter
on the Apple site asking music companies to dump DRM protection of
digital music tracks. EMI responded by allowing Apple to sell new
tracks at a higher price that were supposedly DRM free. Analysis of these new iTunes tracks shows that these tracks come with user data including the original buyer’s email address and account number. The BBC reports:

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