iTunes tracks now DRM free, at a price!


padlockWe all know about the dreaded DRM the music industry has imposed on many of those who purchase music tracks online. Apple has finally convinced the likes of EMI to drop DRM from their music tracks. 

The day has finally come – but for those who’ve purchased the tracks already and want DRM removed, it’s gonna cost you, another 30 cents for every track you already purchased and own, to have it removed. 

I give you, music tax! [via TechCrunch]

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5 Responses to “iTunes tracks now DRM free, at a price!”

  1. The 30c is a stupidity/laziness tax. It’s not rocket science to convert your DRMed iTunes tracks into non-DRMed MP3 files. Too stupid or lazy to do it? Have money to burn? Just pay the tax.

  2. […] your details It seems Apple want you to not only upgrade your ENTIRE iTunes collection to be DRM-free (not on a song-by-song basis) but your personal information is not removed from the files so as to […]

  3. I think you are thinking like sukrat, but I think you should cover the other side of the topic in the post too…

  4. @Natural – and what is the other side of the topic ?

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