According to TechCrunch Apple and EMI will start selling all of their tracks without Digital Rights Management (ie copy protection) Here are the details:
- New version of iTunes next month
- You decide if you want DRM music or not
- DRM free music is $1.29 per track, or $0.30 more than a protected track (Sneaky way to get a fee hike in)
- DRM-free music is also 229kbps AAC, not 128!
- One click in iTunes to upgrade your music for $0.30/track
Steve Jobs is a God and a Hero.