Puretracks To Offer DRM-Free EMI Downloads In Canada
August 2, 2007 at 8:15 AM (PT)
PURETRACKS.COM has become the first CANADIAN digital music store to sell EMI’s digital music catalogue in an unrestricted MP3 file format without digital rights management (DRM).
"PURETRACKS is proud to be the first CANADIAN digital retailer to launch DRM-free MP3s from EMI and one of the first retailers in the world to go live with this MP3 offering. Our customers will now have access to the EMI digital catalogue in the MP3 format," says Pres./CEO ALISTAIR MITCHELL. "EMI tracks purchased at PURETRACKS will play on any portable music device, including MP3-enabled phones and the iPod. Interoperability has been a huge issue and this is a big step forward in solving it. This is a watershed moment for the digital music business."