Been quite busy lately, I was hired to do an audio video production for someone’s birthday, and also I’m setting up several model shoots to build up my portfolio. Plus, I just came back from Shanghai, so blogging time was close to nil.
So for now, I’ll just leave you with an excerpt from late breaking news that Apple is getting sued for iTunes
Internet rights champions have accused Apple of stifling free speech by bullying OdioWorks into ending online sharing of ways to get iPods to work with music websites other than iTunes…
…At the heart of the issue is the BluWiki website that details ways to get Apple’s popular iPhones and iPod MP3 players to synchronize music and video files with media at services such as Songbird, Banshee, Rockbox, and Winamp…
…Apple zealously guards iTunes’ status as an exclusive content delivery and management tool for iPod and iPhone hardware.
“Apple’s legal threats against BluWiki are about censorship, not about protecting their legitimate copyright interests,” said EFF senior staff attorney Fred von Lohmann.
Full article at Yahoo!News
All I can say is I’m not surprised and actually expecting it. These days, consumers can no longer be bullied into a monopoly the likes of how Microsoft dominated the 90′s. Personally, I’ve never used iTunes software with my 3rd-gen iPod Nano. As an Ubuntu user, I’ve initialized it in Linux and use Rhythmbox and GTKPod for managing my music and videos. I’ll teach you guys how to do that next time. Till then!
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