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Libraries loaning out iPods and cataloging iTunes

Scott McNulty

Playlist's Mathew Honan has penned an interesting article about more and more libraries turning to iTunes and iPods for a number of reasons. While this topic has been covered fairly heavily, Mathew's article takes a new angle: DRM.

You see, libraries have to serve two masters: the public that wants information, and the content providers who don't like the idea of having a CD in a library where hundreds of people can use the same CD (without having to buy a copy themselves).

Worth a look, if you are at all interested in DRM or the future of libraries.

[via Library Stuff]

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