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MSN Music Pulls the Plug on Consumers

The EFF comments on Microsoft's decision to stop retreiving license keys for music that people have purchased starting August 31st.  After that date, consumers that buy a new computer or upgrade their operating system will be forced to leave their music behind.

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  1. Hadn’t heard about this
    At least I hadn’t seen any postings at the mainstream news websites that I check on this. Sounds like Microsoft is taking the “rent” business model to heart. This should give them the idea that, 6 months after they pull XP from the shelves, they stop issuing new registrations to XP re-installs… Forcing the customers to upgrade to Vista.

    Oops, did I just give them the idea?