EMI To Sell Music Free Of Copyright Protection

Law360, New York (April 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- EMI Music Group and Apple Inc. on Monday became the first to sell music free of technology designed to protect copyrights, making it easier for consumers to listen to music from whatever device they choose.

People who purchase the music company’s MP3 files will now have the option of buying it without Digital Rights Management technology, which copyright owners use to control how and where the software is used.

“By providing DRM-free downloads, we aim to address the lack of interoperability which is frustrating for many...
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