Warner Music Group Corp., the world’s fourth-largest record firm,
said a plea by Apple Inc. chief executive Steve Jobs to let songs be
sold on the Web without copy protection software lacks “logic or
Wrong and wrong.
Warner Music chief executive Edgar Bronfman said Jobs’s proposal
that firms drop digital rights management coding on songs sold
online would leave music vulnerable to piracy.
Because there is no music piracy right now.
He disputed Jobs’s claim that so-called DRM software prevents
consumers from playing music purchased from rival services on
I’ll just quote Blech from 2lmc Spool:
I will give Bronfman five zillion dollars if he can show me
either an iPod playing protected WMA, or a Zune playing protected
AAC. (Note that I don’t actually have five zillion dollars. That’s
OK, though. Bronfman doesn’t have either of those things.)
★ Saturday, 10 February 2007