The DRM of Zune

Remember the recent discussion about Apple allowing PlaysforSure on the iPod? bq.If SpiralFrog is successful, maybe Apple will cave in and allow WMA files to be played on their devices. – “Tom Peters(The DRM of SpiralFrog)”:http://www.libraryplanet.com/2006/09/14/spiralfrog This morning I have a different question. bq.So they’re two complementary solutions — not …

Threats to DRM

bq.My local public library has a pretty extensive collection of CDs available for loan. – “Beck(Latest Threat To The Music Industry: CDs)”:http://techdirt.com/article.php?sid=20060803/0812248#c2 And if they slam the door on that, there are still “other ways(Digitize your LPs and tapes)”:http://playlistmag.com/features/2005/05/digitize/index.php…

Listen Like Thieves

Even for technically-inclined users, managing PlaysForSure subscriptions can prove to be quite a challenge. bq.Here’s the problem I’m now running into: I’ve currently got a subscription to Napster, a trial account with Rhapsody, and another trial account with MTV’s URGE. That’s three separate subscriptions I’ve got floating across all my …