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Re: [kGen] Steve Jobs on DRM for Music...
On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 09:05:05AM +0000, Daniel Harris wrote:
> For those of you who have not yet read Steve Jobs' Thoughts on Music then I
> can only recommend it:
> 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!
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"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attacted at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."