SPOTLIGHT: Will DRM Kill Mobile Music?

While industry insiders blame a lack of compatible standards, some suggest that digital rights management (DRM) is the culprit that could kill mobile music. Most complaints about incompatibility center around DRM systems. While record companies and manufacturers like Apple insist on DRM, the technology clearly does not work and may kill consumer interest in mobile music services, especially if each handset and carrier insists on a different DRM system. Blog