Friday, May 16, 2003
Apple Music Store Momentum Builds but Piracy Problems Loom
Apple Music Store Momentum Builds but Piracy Problems Loom "According to reports last week, only two of the five major record labels that agreed to publish their songs on the service have agreed to do so when Windows users come aboard. That's because the Windows user base is so large and diverse that these companies aren't convinced Apple can keep a lid on piracy. While Apple is obviously working to counter those fears, this week's revelation about music download hacks certainly can't help. Apple's response to these issues will probably determine whether the service is a long-term success and not just a historical footnote."