Tag: DRM-free

Wal-Mart Now Offers DRM-Free Downloads But Still Has Issues with Firefox

Wal-Mart is trying to step up its competition with Apple iTunes. The retail giant, which is already the No. 1 seller of recorded music because of CD sales, will now sell digital downloads of songs without any copy protection (DRM) via walmart.com for 94 cents a track, or $9.22 an album. The service will launch

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Tag: DRM-free

Why I Switched to iTunes from Musicmatch 5 Years & 5,000 Songs Later

I’ve always been one to root for the underdog. In this case, I picked Musicmatch five years ago and even skipped out on the iPod craze by using another brand of digital music player. But for all my time spent with Musicmatch, I was somewhat disconnected from that group of friends big into using iTunes.

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Tag: DRM-free

Tag: DRM-free

Tag: DRM-free

Death of DRM Roundup: The World Wants Unrestricted Music

Wow. We’re not even through January and DRM is knocking at heaven’s (hell’s?) door. The latest news comes today with Norway proclaiming that Apple’s DRM via the iPod and iTunes is illegal. France, Germany, and Finland joined with Norway in releasing the following statement: “We believe consumers have a right to play material purchased online

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