Yahoo exec says we would be better off without DRM

Posted on Friday, Feb 24 2006 @ 22:08 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Dave Goldberg, Yahoo's Music Chief, told at the Music 2.0 conference in Los Angeles that record labels should try selling digital music online without copy protection.
According to attendees, Goldberg pointed to the experience of eMusic, which offers its subscribers access to MP3 files without any digital rights management attached. Rights management restrictions have created a barrier for consumers, he said, making it a hurdle to transfer music to portable devices, and creating incompatibility between music services and MP3 players.
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