Topic / DRM-Free

Zune expands to new markets – brings movie rentals to Aussie gamers

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Big news from Redmond for gamers, and those who use their Xbox 360s as a media hub. Microsoft has decided to extend its Zune platform to more markets – despite the fact that the Zune player is only available (officially) in the United States. “The integration between Zune, Windows Phone 7 and Xbox LIVE is an exciting expansion in our entertainment offerings,” Craig Eisler, Corporate VP of Interactive Entertainment Business […]

Macworld 2009 : iTunes becomes DRM-Free, new pricing structure

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MACWORLD 2009 : Apple has announced that it will introduce a brand new pricing structure on the songs, allowing the record labels to choose a price for their songs. However, what’s new is that there will three pricing points; $1.29, 0.99c and 0.69c. Also announced was iTunes plan to go to DRM-free, expanding the iTunes Plus – and a good thing is that you don’t have to pay for it […]

First EMI, now Universal

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The Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music label, on Thursday says it would test the sales of no DRM on its songs. This deal could start a world without DRM soon enough, with EMI establishing its anti-DRM stance. The deal, however, won’t be on iTunes. No reason has been specifie, but it might have something to do with its feud with Apple over pricing. Leaving iTunes out might be […]