Friday, June 01, 2007


Apple hides account info in DRM-free music, too
By Ken Fisher | Published: May 30, 2007 - 01:39PM CT

With great power comes great responsibility, and apparently with DRM-free music comes files embedded with identifying information. Such is the situation with Apple's new DRM-free music: songs sold without DRM still have a user's full name and account e-mail embedded in them, which means that dropping that new DRM-free song on your favorite P2P network could come back to bite you.

アップルのDRMフリー楽曲が話題に成っていますが、ユーザのフルネームと Email アドレスが含まれているそうです。 raiseeyebrow

そして、EFF によると、まだ調査中ですが、それ以外のデータも含まれているそうです。

Apple's DRM-Free AAC Files Contain More Than Just Names and Email Addresses

May 30, 2007
A couple of recent posts on Ars Technica and TUAW pointed out that Apple is embedding personal information, such as the name and email address of the purchaser, in all of their AAC files (including the DRM-free ones). We got curious, and wondered whether Apple might also be watermarking the underlying audio data in these tracks.

著作権をめぐる攻防はまだまだ続きそうで、ウンザリです。 Sad_B