PyMusique vs iTunes

The minor war between Apple and Jon Lech Johansen, which had appeared to be over, has escalated further today with a new release of the PyMusique software.

The new software bypasses the security fix that Apple had released in iTunes 4.7 to disable the PyMusique hack, and means that PyMusique users can continue to buy and download music from iTunes which is DRM free.

Apple are no doubt going to be upset by this, and we expect them to respond rapidly. However, continuous product upgrades to a piece of software used by tens of millions of people around the world is not something that can be done lightly, so it is quite possible that Apple are going to be looking at legal action instead. Read the full article here.