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Microsoft's Media Player DRM cracked

Vole in a hole
Tue Aug 29 2006, 15:56
SOFTWARE called Fairuse4wm, which trashes Windows Media Player's DRM, has been posted onto the world wide wibble.

The program removes Windows Media audio (wma) files of Microsoft's DRM 10 or 11 protection and kills off any usage restrictions.

Microsoft has not commented on the software yet, but it is more likely to cause problems for those music sites that flog wma files. The DRM is stuck on various music downloading sites to prevent people copying tunes or doing much with them.

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