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Bad news for music lovers
Published: Thursday 2006-11-30.
The US music mafia
has managed to lobby the politicians into
forcing Russia to close down AllOfMp3,
the only music reseller on the Internet that has understood that what the users
want is the music in an open format, and that
DRM is evil.
I have recently found my way to
and have bought two or three albums from there.
It is not the price that got me interested, although it of course is positive
that it doesn’t ruin you, but the possibility to listen to my music
wherever I want.
If I pay for the music I buy, why should I then be limited to listening to it
on one computer, or one music player?
The only thing that is helped by this is the pirating.
if you buy DRM, you are supporting capitalism!