FairPlay hack protection will help Apple competitors

    Another “musical” defense has been hacked. This time , Apple’s FairPlay system was the victim of the hacker , allowing iPod owners to listen to files purchased on the Internet only on iTunes.

    The 22-year-old Norwegian, who lives in San Francisco, has already managed to check into the field of providing users with rights to protected media files. It was he who, at the age of 15, was able to open the DVD security codes.

    At the moment, Apple does not allow listening to music purchased on their online store on other systems. The FairPlay system also does not allow you to listen to files on iPod purchased in stores of other companies. According to statistics, iTunes occupies 88% of the US legal media market, and 66% of music lovers in the country use iPods.

    Experts explain that this “hacking” is essentially just a change in technology that will allow Apple competitors to provide their content to iPod owners. In this regard, it is worth noting that Microsoft, Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Samsung Electronics announced the creation of their own music sales services.

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