EMI ceases CD-based DRM

EMI has announced that it will no longer infect its CDs with DRM. I remember just a few years ago when an EMI customer-service rep sent an email to an irate customer promising that every CD in Europe would have DRM within a decade.

The anti CD-based DRM campaign was closely reported by BoingBoing. The small number of CDs I’ve bought that warn of anti-piracy measures have not protested in any way when I’ve ripped their contents to MP3, nor have any refused to play in any of my four CD players. Which is not to say I don’t scorn the whole concept…

Link via: BoingBoing

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