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[kGen] Steve Jobs on DRM for Music...



For those of you who have not yet read Steve Jobs' Thoughts on Music then I can only recommend it:

http://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughtsonmusic/
Excerpt: "So if the music companies are selling over 90 percent of their music DRM-free, what benefits do they get from selling the remaining small percentage of their music encumbered with a DRM system? There appear to be none. If anything, the technical expertise and overhead required to create, operate and update a DRM system has limited the number of participants selling DRM protected music. If such requirements were removed, the music industry might experience an influx of new companies willing to invest in innovative new stores and players. This can only be seen as a positive by the music companies."

Thanks Steve!