[Wolves] Really Free music

Alan Pope alan.pope at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 00:30:36 GMT 2004

On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 00:14:29 +0000, Andy Wootton
<andy.wootton at wyrley.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> I like the Apple iPod but I won't buy one because Apple don't provide a
> mechanism by which I can listen to Ogg Vorbis downloads. This would

So don't buy one then? Buy an iRiver that *does* support Ogg?

> guarantee that performers with no budget will always be able to compete
> on equal terms. I don't want iTunes to control the creation of music any
> more than I want Microsoft to control the production of software.

Just because a media player supports a particular file format doesn't
automagically mean people are free-er. At the end of the day Ogg is
*just* a file format for most people.


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