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Linux.com: What DRM-free iTunes Means for Linux Users

Apr 05, 2007, 00:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan Willis)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Apple will soon begin selling audio tracks through its online store that are playable on Linux systems--but you still will not be able to purchase them on Linux.

"At a press conference in London yesterday, Apple and music label EMI announced that starting in May the iTunes Store will offer tracks from select EMI artists in unencrypted AAC format, encoded at 256Kbps instead of the 128Kbps of standard iTunes Store fare. The unlocked, higher-bitrate songs will also be priced 30 percent higher than their restricted-format brethren..."

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