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ITunes Hacked Again

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Published: 2005-03-26

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Apple's iTunes was hacked by PyMusique programmers allowing music to be downloaded without Apple's digital rights technology.

Apple just recently increased the security controls in its iTunes downloading software.

According to a Boost Marketing article,

"Apple responded by closing the "hole" PyMusique exploited, and requiring all iTunes users to upgrade to the latest version of the software. Johansen and the PyMusique folks responded by "reopening the door" with a new version.

To be fair, the PyMusique group said they weren't interested in stripping the DRM, only in making iTunes available for Linux users. But the restrictions aren't in the songs - they are added by Apple's software. Johansen and crew simply decided not to add that feature."


Apple has not commented.

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