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Submission + - Microsoft discontinues DRM support for MSN Music (

the kostya writes: "MSN Music closed down 18 months ago. Since then, Microsoft has had to maintain DRM key servers. Microsoft has had enough. Starting August 31, any music that was purchased will become unmovable. Though the user will still be able to listen to the music on their PC, they will no longer be able to transfer it. Microsoft recommends burning the music to a CD and ripping it to remove the DRM"

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