Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Steve Jobs Calls for the end of Music DRM!!

Thank you Mr. Jobs ! I am glad to hear that there is finally a growing concensus that DRM is actually slowing music sales. I wonder if the record company executives and shareholders who are desperately clinging to their old business models are aware that most DRM (including the system iTunes uses) can be completely disabled with a 35 cent blank CD-R. These companies would be well advised to move forward and either develop new business models or accept that their revenues will continue to shrink until they can no longer operate. Let me be clear, there is a place for the major labels. Their marketing muscle is remarkable but they must adapt to the marketplace.

Apple to Major Record Labels "Drop DRM".

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