Warner, BMG Introduce Mobile Music Swapping Technology

Law360, New York (October 14, 2003, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Music labels Warner Music and BMG introduced a technology to allow consumers to download songs onto a mobile phone and share them without breaking copyright laws, newswires reported.

The technology was showcased on Monday at the ITU Telecom World 2003 trade fair in Geneva.

Based on a digital rights management (DRM) technology called the OMA DRM server, the system complies with the standard promoted by industry trade group the Open Mobile Alliance. The technology was developed by Norway-based Beep Science AS.

Using the OMA DRM technology,...
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