Bill Gates has some clear advice for consumers: don't buy music from digital music stores, including the Urge store that it backs. Digital rights management technology after all is far too complicated to actually use. His advice" buy a CD and rip it to your hard drive and portable mp3 player.
The words are remarkable coming from Gates. The Microsoft chairman is partly responsible for the DRM mess, as his company created the Windows Media Format. HE seemed to be targeting Apple's iTunes store more than anything else, however.
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