I also agree. If you "buy" said itunes it should be yours like when you buy a dvd or cd. I suspect this is all about money and the potential to keep "renting fees". Should be interesting to see what the courts say since this will impact everybody who buys from apple.I hope he wins. We are slowly, but surely, moving into an all digital media world and DRM is just a hassle.
Thanks for the update. Very interesting. Wonder how all the tech website/blogs thought it was true?
Nope. It used to be that way but then the digital millenium copyright act was passed.tripplej said:True. Even thou Bruce is not doing anything.... The real issue is that "single license" which 99% of the folks buying dvds/cds/itunes, etc. do not realize.. Most people if not all think the copy they bought is theirs but in reality it is not..
You will find that is no longer the case as the government agreed to the US copyright laws last year. :sad:It was always my understanding (from selling computer software) you were able to make copies of the original disc to preserve it's integrity and use the copies for installs and backup as necessary. That doesn't quite work with electronically downloaded content but similar rules should apply.
On another note, down under we have a very unusual ruling in our copyright act (law 100 IIRC) which states if you hire a disc (movie, music, etc.) then you have the right to keep a copy of it to allow you to watch it at a later date/time should you choose. Of course, once you have watched/listened to it you do need to delete it from your systems. )