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35 Days Against DRM -- Day 5: Yahoo and MSN Music

Submitted by mattl on Wed, 2008-12-03 14:53

This year we've also seen some significant closures of various DRM services -- first MSN Music, then Yahoo Music. Yahoo offered refunds in the end, but it highlights the very real problem of DRM services closing down. Yahoo and Microsoft aren't even going out of business, yet they've closed DRM services. Google has done the same thing with its video store.

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Submitted by pabloperez on Thu, 2006-08-31 18:38

Yahoo offers DRM free Song

Submitted by Gregory Heller on Mon, 2006-07-24 12:02

Folks probably saw and heard last week that Yahoo has started offering at least one DRM free song for sale on Yahoo Music.

Read one of the many articles on this development.

Yahoo is clearly trying our something new by selling a song at a premium without DRM, just a high quality mp3 download. We'll see if music fans are willing to page the extra price.

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