Is iTunes going DRM-free Tuesday?

by admin December 9, 2008 at 9:10 pm

Rumors are flying that iTunes will finally offer DRM-free tunes from all four of the big music labels as early as Tuesday, but some respected industry observers are pouring cold water on the buzz.

It all started late Monday afternoon, when AppleInsider picked up a story from French tech site ElectronLibre claiming that Apple would replace the FairPlay-protected tracks from music labels Sony, Universal, and Warner with DRM-free versions on December 9—today. (EMI went DRM-free on iTunes last year.)

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