I predicted that 2008 was the year DRM would die. After Wal-Mart, MSN Music and Yahoo! and many others closed their DRM systems now the last and most important one iTunes has switched off DRM. So my prediction has come true. Read More.
Some weeks ago, NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting – signed a deal with music rights holder organisation TONO in Norway. The new deal gives NRK right to publish podcasts of all previously broadcasted radio- and tv-programs that contains less then 70% music. Including “Vår daglige Beatles” – “Our Daily Beatles” in English. Link
It seems we need a converter for this DRM from Qtrax to get the music on a MP3 player. Because 2008 is the year DRM will die I think this service has to disable the DRM themselves at the end of this year to stay in business. For now lets wait for the DRM player to come online.