CNET News Daily Podcast: Behind Apple's holdout on DRM

More than 18 months have passed since Apple signed its only deal to acquire music free of copy-protection software with a major recording company. But that logjam may be about to break.

Apple continues to wrap the vast majority of major-label music in Fairplay, the company's proprietary digital rights management software, at a time when its major competitors have already signed DRM-free deals with all the big players. In an open letter, CNET News' Greg Sandoval suggests a different tack.


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