James Blunt was taught not to steal sweets as a child, but he thinks it’s OK to steal your freedom with DRM.

Ugh.
Qtrax files contain Digital [Restrictions] Management software, allowing the company to see how many times a song has been downloaded and played. Artists, record companies and publishers will be paid in proportion to the popularity of their music, while also taking a cut of advertising revenues.
The singer James Blunt gave Qtrax a cautious welcome. “I’m amazed that we now accept that people steal music,� he said. “I was taught not to steal sweets from a sweet shop. But I want to learn how this service works, given the condition the music industry is in.�

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Posted by Matt Lee

Artist, writer, director and recovering free software user.

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