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Amazon music store to dump DRM

Tunes to play wherever you like
Thu May 17 2007, 10:38
ONLINE SHOP, AMAZON said it will dump DRM from the online music outlet it intends to launch later this year.

The move, which is just as it should be, sees the outfit aligning itself with copy-protection-free music firm EMI against Apple.

Along with EMI, Amazon says it will have around 11,999 other music labels hawking stuff at its online store.

"Our MP3-only strategy means all the music that customers buy on Amazon is always DRM-free and plays on any device," Jeff Bezos, Amazon's chief executive officer, said in a statement. µ


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