iTunes - once again.

Tom Marchand M0rchand at
Thu Feb 8 00:32:38 UTC 2007

On Feb 5, 2007, at 3:23 AM, perryh at wrote:

>>> Call me silly, but it seems to me you ought to be lobbying Apple
>>> for Linux support.
>>> Get a decent Apple-made Linux player, and FreeBSD support via
>>> the linux emulator would *probably* work, no?
>> I agree, getting Apple to support iTunes on Linux is key. I don't
>> know if there have been other online petitions ...
> Good luck.  My guess is that open-source systems like Linux or *BSD
> are considered too easily hackable, and therefore prohibited in
> Apple's agreements with the recording industry.  (Even if the iTunes
> app itself were distributed as binary-only, having both the input
> and output drivers open-source might be perceived as making it too
> easy to attack the encryption.)
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Hasn't Apple's DRM already been cracked?

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