Apple Drops ITunes Copyright Restrictions

Law360, New York (January 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Although Apple Inc. has decided to remove copyright restrictions so its iTunes music can be played on devices other than its own products, the change of heart is not likely to get the software company off the hook from ongoing antitrust litigation stemming from the restrictions.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based company announced the changes on Tuesday at the Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, noting that it would eliminate digital rights management software from all the songs in its online music store and would change its...
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