Patents from Microsoft and Apple reveal future plans for WiFi on Zune, iPod

The idea of squirting music is one of those ideas that seem obvious enough once you think about it and to tell you the truth, it sounds really cool. But…without having looked at the patent yet (I will and will post details here later…) it seems obvious that there has to be a DRM mechanism involved.

Microsoft, in case you missed it, DRM just isn’t working out all that well…maybe someone will get the hint and open source DRM.

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One response to “Patents from Microsoft and Apple reveal future plans for WiFi on Zune, iPod

  1. Yes, DRM is not working that well. However, what would be the point of open source DRM? How will that help companies to protect their content?

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