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Gates supporting a change in digital music protection

Discussion in 'News' started by Jimmy 2004, Dec 15, 2006.

  1. Jimmy 2004

    Jimmy 2004 New Member

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    According to a number of bloggers, the boss of Microsoft himself, Bill Gates, has said that DRM (Digital Rights Management) “Is not where it should be.” Microsoft itself uses DRM to protect music, with it being used by online services such as Napster and the Zune Store. His recommendation is to “buy a CD and rip it”, which will allow users more freedom in moving their music between computers and MP3 players. Gates is reported to have said this to a group of invited bloggers at Microsoft’s headquarters in Seattle.

    Source: BBC News
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    Good idea,

    Rip it and sell it on ebay, making a slight loss, but you have bought the music legally! Who cares that you dont own it anymore :laugh:
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    cd's are my favorite media. you can do anything with an mp3. i have all of my friends bring over their cds and we "copy them to listen to". i of cource delete them when they leave too ;)
  4. Steevo

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    Absolutely deleted. Yeah.



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    copyright is a joke, it takes minutes to bypass while intoxicated, and seconds while not. The movie I was having problems with now no longer has problems, and is in mpeg4 format.
    10 Million points folded for TPU
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    LMAO... a topic that makes Mr. Gates, and MS look good, and nobody posts. Everyone wants to pretend that MS only does sh(tty things.
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    considdering M$ during his time as head honcho created drm gates has quite a cheek

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