DRM is dead. No, wait…long live DRM.

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How shocked am I that EMI’s talks with online music sellers regarding DRM-free music distribution have sputtered out for the time being?

Not very. You?

A little later: Yes, I’ve seen the Harvey Danger essay. Admirable, but a self-release from a relatively obscure band is only barely relevant when discussing the timeframe for the majors deciding to forgo DRM on the music they offer for download.