Nick Carr’s excellent Curtains for music DRM? is an explanation, simple enough to be understood even by a music-biz exec (at least the brighter ones like those at EMI) as to why this whole notion of selling DRM’ed bits, then trying to reach into your customers’ computers to micromanage their use, is just too stupid to live. Cory Doctorow and I and other people have been banging this drum for years, but Carr has captured the essence, in business-friendly language, in eight short paragraphs.


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From: Martin (Dec 07 2006, at 05:58)

Tacca Musique [] in Quebec sells unprotected MP3 for a good price. And they are not indie: they sell those artists on CD and they play on radio.

They sell what customers wants!


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