Posts Tagged ‘ DRM free ’

Rhapsody Offering 100,000 Free Albums To Introduce DRM-Free Music Service

Jun 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music

Rhapsody is offering 100,000 free album downloads through July 4th to promote its DRM-free digital music service: If you’re one of the first 100,000 to create an account by Independence Day, we’ll automatically apply a $10 credit to your first album purchase. The credit must be used by midnight Pacific time, July 4, 2008. Limit […]

Music Industry Using DRM-Free MP3s To Monopolize Your Ears

Jan 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

For a long time, people have thought that getting the music industry to switch to DRM-free MP3s for music downloads would open the doors to a consumer-friendly world of digital music competition. Now it’s starting to look like the music industry wil use DRM-free MP3s to enforce their traditional monopoly on what you hear, what […]

DRM’d Music Is Dead; DRM’d Video Is Next

Jan 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, Digital Video Downloads, Digital Video Recorder, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

DRM’d music is dead. DRM’d video will be next. As CD sales plummet, the record labels have realized that they have to get with the 21st century. They have to have a place on your iPod, if they expect you to listen to them, and they have to get rid of DRM if they want […]

DRM’d Music Is Roadkill

Jan 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, iPods & Portable Media Players

DRM’d music is roadkill, steamrolled by iPods, iTunes and fair use. Businessweek reports that Sony BMG is finalizing plans to sell songs without DRM, the copyright protection software that has long restricted the use of music downloaded from the Internet. Sony BMG, a joint venture of Sony and Bertelsmann, will make at least part of […]

Neuros Pushes “Unlocked” DRM-Free Media Branding

Dec 19th, 2007 | By | Category: General, iPods & Portable Media Players

Portable media player manufactuer Neuros Technology has created the Unlocked Media brand to create a consumer friendly trademark out of the abstract idea of ‚ÄúDRM Free‚Äù media. The concept behind the Unlocked Media trademark is that it be made available for free to any entity that uses media using open standard technology which is available […]