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maXimus
01-07-2009, 01:19 AM
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In a bold move, Apple has removed the copy protection from music on the popular iTunes music service. The announcement came from Phil Schiller, Apple senior vice president at this year's Macworld event. Also, record labels will be happy to know that the price of individual songs is no longer a flat $.99 per song. The pricing is now variable and will range between $.69, $,99 and $1.29.

More details at USA Today (http://www.usatoday.com/tech/products/2009-01-06-apple-macworld_N.htm)

MrBucket101
01-15-2009, 09:38 PM
http://i.usatoday.net/tech/_photos/2009/01/06/macworldx-rect.jpg

In a bold move, Apple has removed the copy protection from music on the popular iTunes music service. The announcement came from Phil Schiller, Apple senior vice president at this year's Macworld event. Also, record labels will be happy to know that the price of individual songs is no longer a flat $.99 per song. The pricing is now variable and will range between $.69, $,99 and $1.29.

More details at USA Today (http://www.usatoday.com/tech/products/2009-01-06-apple-macworld_N.htm)
I may actually use iTunes to buy legitimate songs now. Once I figure out how to remove the meta info containing my personal info of course :D

L4nd0
01-16-2009, 12:55 AM
I may actually use iTunes to buy legitimate songs now. Once I figure out how to remove the meta info containing my personal info of course :D
lol
I was thinking the same thing

maXimus
01-16-2009, 12:50 PM
Well, if they remove the protection so that you can do whatever you want with the file, there shouldn't be anymore lawsuits. :thumbup:

MrBucket101
01-18-2009, 10:24 PM
Well, if they remove the protection so that you can do whatever you want with the file, there shouldn't be anymore lawsuits. :thumbup:
uhhh...I'm not so sure about that one maX. The files downloaded DRM free, contain your email address, Account # among other things if the file gets flagged the RIAA can look at the info to see who originally shared the file.

EDIT:
For all of you looking for how to remove the personal info refer HERE (http://www.iphonemodding.com/forum/showthread.php?p=20698#post20698).

maXimus
01-18-2009, 11:10 PM
I just took a look at some files in my iTunes library that I purchased with DRM but have converted them to the non-DRM versions. And guess what I found? My full name, email address and purchase date. :rolleyes:

MrBucket101
01-18-2009, 11:32 PM
I just took a look at some files in my iTunes library that I purchased with DRM but have converted them to the non-DRM versions. And guess what I found? My full name, email address and purchase date. :rolleyes:

lol and i bet you thought you were so smooth in doing so :pimp:

maXimus
01-18-2009, 11:38 PM
lol and i bet you thought you were so smooth in doing so :pimp:
Actually I had never even thought much about it. I just upgraded so that I can share the files easily with the other devices in the house. I don't plan on putting them on The Pirate Bay any time soon! :laugh:

MrBucket101
01-19-2009, 12:16 AM
Actually I had never even thought much about it. I just upgraded so that I can share the files easily with the other devices in the house. I don't plan on putting them on The Pirate Bay any time soon! :laugh:

I try not to share original content. If I'm uploading a torrent its more than likely just a re-up of things I got elsewhere.