Apple spending money to remove features from your iPod

Nov 1, 2004 03:37 · 90 words · 1 minute read

Boing Boing: Apple to iPod owners: “Eat shit and die”

Every time you buy an iPod, you are financing legal and technical countermeasures aimed at taking away legitimate features that enable you to do more with your lawfully acquired music and hardware.

This is true, and it is also true that Apple has been working closely with the RIAA. At some point, they may have leverage enough to push back on stupid piracy countermeasures. (Maybe that point is now, given the huge marketshare and 2 million units sold last _quarter