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New Zealand Columnist Urges Apple to License/Support Windows Media

Apple Computer should make iTunes and iPod compatible with Windows Media and its digital rights management (DRM) schemes, according to New Zealand columnist Peter Griffin. Mr. Griffin said that record labels are angry with Apple because they want to encumber all CDs with Windows Media DRM, something Mr. Griffin said was "reasonable," but if they do so, users will not be able to load the music onto their iPods.

To accommodate the labels, and to allow the iPod to be compatible with the many other music services that have somewhere between ten percent and 30 percent of the music download market, Apple should embrace Windows Media, according to Mr. Griffin.

His arguments center around three main ideas:

  1. He should be allowed to use Windows Media with his iPod if he wants to.
  2. Having the record labels control what those who buy their music legitimately do with that music is a reasonable goal.
  3. That Apple, which is the market share leader in both digital media devices and online music downloads, is outside the mainstream by keeping FairPlay, its DRM scheme, proprietary.

He backs these assertions up with quotes from record label execs. You can find more of Mr. Griffin's thoughts at the New Zealand Herald.

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