DRM

Rogers’ urMusic Store Goes DRM-Free

Hot on the heels of Telus’ announcement, Rogers has upgraded their urMusic MP3 store to include DRM-free files, allowing you to use purchased tunes on any device you want, unhindered. Considering the quoted price points between $0.69 and $1.29 per track and $20 monthly subscription for unlimited downloads are identical to Telus’ offering, I can’t…

TELUS Unveils First DRM-Free Mobile Music Service in Canada

telus has just announced one hell of an offer for audiophiles in Canada: for between $0.69 and $1.29 per track, or $20 per month for unlimited service, telus customers can download a wide selection of music over the air to their phone without the hassle of digital rights management stopping them from transferring or copying…

Should Apple license FairPlay?

I wrote a post the other day about how (apparently) the BBC were none too amused that Apple isn’t willing to budge in terms of licensing FairPlay DRM. The context of the post was that the BBC iPlayer team, on the back of uproarious success in the last 12 months, were seeking to add download…

Nokia and Samsung to collaborate on DVB-H and DRM standards

Samsung and Nokia have announced that they are going to work together to boost the adoption of DVB-H services – they will do this by enabling interoperability of their devices, and Nokia’s DVB-H network delivery system. The manufacturers are going to deliver solutions based on the OMA-BCAST standard – previously Samsung had used the CBMS…

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