Defective by Design


Day 29 -- Edgar Bronfman, Warner Music

Submitted by mattl on Tue, 2009-01-13 11:19

The notion that music does not deserve the same protection as software, film, video games or other intellectual property, simply because there is an unprotected legacy product in the physical world, is completely without logic or merit.

Nothing like a crazy quotation to open an article...

This at a time when even Apple had publicly declared their distaste for DRM on music. Of course, that took them about two years to realistically implement, but they weren't the only ones saying it.

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Warner Waking Up?

Submitted by JohnSullivan on Fri, 2007-09-21 13:28

It's taking a while, but maybe Warner Music is finally starting to get the hint. They didn't get it after Steve Jobs showed initial signs of comprehension, so we decided back in April that someone needed to initiate a

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AnywhereCD and Warner Settle

Submitted by Gregory Heller on Fri, 2007-06-08 07:24

A few months back, AnywhereCD launched offering a new service, buy a physicals cd AND get the digital download immediately. Anywhere made deals with numerous record companies, including Warner. Shortly after launch, Warner cried foul. The lawsuits started flying.

This week brings news of a settlement. Under the terms, you can get your warner CDs and MP3 from AnywhereCD until September.

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Over 1200 Signers to Bronfman Letter

Submitted by Gregory Heller on Thu, 2007-05-03 11:13

In a little over 2 days over 1200 people have signed the open letter to Edgar Bronfman, Jr. of Warner Music.

Spread the word to your friends or sign it today if you have not yet. We'll be sending it out Friday afternoon.

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Warner Music and Trade Law Suits

Submitted by Gregory Heller on Wed, 2007-04-25 09:59

The last two weeks have been a rough road in the news for, (also being the first 2 weeks of Well seems like this week brings news that AnywhereCD is suing Warner Music, and Warner is suing AnywhereCD.

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