[mythtv-users] Another step towards what I'd predicted
dean.harding at dload.com.au
Tue Jan 8 23:01:00 UTC 2008
Tom Dexter wrote:
> Quoting the article:
> "The move is far from the all-digital service offered by its rivals,
> though. To obtain the Sony-BMG tracks, would-be listeners will first
> have to go to a retail store to buy a Platinum MusicPass, a card
> containing a secret code, for a suggested retail price of $12.99. Once
> they have scratched off the card's covering to expose the code, they
> will be able to download one of just 37 albums available through the
> service, including Britney Spears' "Blackout" and Barry Manilow's "The
> Greatest Songs of the Seventies.""
In addition to that, there's this:
"In place of DRM software, the music will be "anonymously watermarked"
in an attempt to help the label learn whether songs are being shared on
So while they may have removed the DRM from a couple of CDs, they still
assume their customers are all criminals.
I guess we couldn't expect much else from Sony.
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