How so?Nick Farrell said:It is also proof that hackers can bring down Apple's stuff if it is economically significant, it is just that Windows generally is a better target.
I just resent the implication that Mac users were all laughing because the WMA DRM was cracked, when in reality why should we give a toss? It's not like any of us have WMA music collections, considering Microsoft have never released the DRM for us.R.Youden said:I know the guy who wrote this article is have a go at Apple 'fanboys' but the fact still remains that iTunes has been cracked. Steve needs to get his PR machine out to please all the music executives.
What about the billion or so songs already sold?Lollypop said:Arstechnica (i think) has a better article about this, the inquirer writer needs to go back to school, he insunuates a few things but not really sucesfully so...
Either way Im sure there will be a new version of iTunes that fixes the crack soon.
It's not about the songs themselves, but the way iTunes decrypts/decodes that got cracked. So, if you patch up iTunes and require the newest version to play aac-protected files, then you've solved the current problem.R.Youden said:What about the billion or so songs already sold?
It's been cracked before on at least two occasions, but Apple patched the holes.Scarlet Fever said:iTMS has been around since 2002 (?), and have sold 1,000,000,000+ songs, and they finally find a software way to crack the DRM.