Norway Drops Complaint Against Apple Now That Apple Dropped DRM In iTunes

from the no-problem-with-movies-then? dept

We never quite understood Norway's legal attack on Apple for its use of DRM in iTunes. Sure, using DRM was annoying and bad, but users had the choice to buy from iTunes or not, and it didn't make any sense for a government to get involved. That said, it's nice to see the government now drop the complaints after Apple announced it was dropping DRM on music files in iTunes. Still, if Norway is so upset about DRM, why isn't it still pissed off about Apple using DRM in many other areas?
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Filed Under: drm, itunes, norway, open
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    Paul Brinker, 5 Feb 2009 @ 10:17am

    Keep in mind, with music, the only "Legal" digital way to buy some songs was from apple. IE those songs released on Itunes and no other download service, that way if you dont want DRM you had to buy a CD (and get all the tracks, not just the one you want)

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