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Is Lala's DRM a new way to lock up music?
Written by Daniel   
Friday, 08 May 2009 11:17
Michael Robertson, the gadfly of digital music, is once again pestering rivals about their business practices.

May 8, 2009 4:00 AM PDT
by Greg Sandoval

Robertson--the controversial founder of, Linspire, and accused Lala of attempting to transfer control of its users' music to the recording labels.
Robertson claimed last month on his personal blog that Lala had developed an "insidious new plot" to entice its users to upload music to the company's servers and then trap the music there by embedding digital rights management into the servers. This would enable Lala and the big music labels to exercise greater control over the tunes. He compared Lala's digital-locker service with a "roach motel," where songs check in but they can't check out.  [C/Net News...]    [Comments...]


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