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MacCentral: PlayFair Defies Apple; Web Site Back Up

May 12, 2004, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Ribeiro)

"The PlayFair free software project is back online, with both the maintainer of the project and the hosting service willing to face a legal challenge from Apple Computer Inc.

"Apple last month shut down the free software project, which enables AAC (advanced audio coding) files downloaded from Apple iTunes to be played on platforms that Apple does not support. It does that by stripping the DRM (Digital Rights Management) mechanism from a song, provided the key for playing the song is available..."

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