Are You Having a Laugh? Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Steve Jobs Calls For An End To DRM
Jobs is the latest to break the bad news to the four major labels – DRM doesn’t work. He also indicates that iTunes will begin selling DRM-free tracks as soon as Apple gets the go ahead from the major labels (it may be a while). Jobs sort of tips his hand at the end of this post – it’s clear that he’s feeling some pressure from the EU countries that are calling for Apple to open up the FairPlay system.
- Thanks to the Web, the Scorekeeping on the Super Bowl Has Just Begun
In which commercials live on for further dissection and discussion. Let’s start with: boring? yes or no?
- Indie Music Takes on the Majors
If the independents of the world were to band together (get it? band together?) they’d be the biggest of the major labels. And, as is always the case in such situations, they could rule the world.
- Internet video rules ‘misguided’
In which it is deemed that the Internet is not like broadcast televsion.