There’s a minor kerfuffle happening in blogland over iTunes Plus, the new bit of iTunes that offers DRM-free downloads. Apparently the metadata contains user information including your email address, which of course means that if you share files via P2P or turn an album into a torrent then the copyright cops will come a-knocking.
Which sounds fair enough to me.
Hating DRM is (in most cases) not the same as wanting to be able to share your purchases with the entire planet; it’s about having the right to use your legally purchased content on the hardware and/or software of your choice. DRM-free downloads enable you to do just that, and personally I don’t care what metadata is stuffed in there because I won’t be sharing it.
Am I missing something?