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Wal-Mart offers music customers handy relief

Giant US retailer Wal-Mart has given previous online music customers some kind of reprieve with a partial capitulation on previously-stated plans to close its DRM server for music purchases, meaning previous customers won’t lose their music.

Naturally, though, it’s only a partial capitulation, and fails to address the central issues of such DRM authorisation denial.

“Based on feedback from our customers, we have decided to maintain our digital rights management (DRM) servers for the present time,” an email from the company reads.

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