Walmart Hates DRM

Ars Technica says that Walmart has given an ultimatum to “some of the largest record labels, including Warner Music Group and Sony BMG Music Entertainment, to provide more of their respective music catalogs in MP3 format (that is, without DRM) next year.”

Walmart’s online music store ditched DRM back in August, and one assumes that strategy has been more successful than their old Microsoft “PlaysForSure” store that sold music that wouldn’t work on an iPod or even a Zune.

Go, free market, go!

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[Ars Technica via BoingBoing]
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