Summary:

The only plausible explanation for Beatles turnround to consider selling their songs online is that they have seen Microsoft’s Janus DRM cap…

The only plausible explanation for Beatles turnround to consider selling their songs online is that they have seen Microsoft’s Janus DRM capabilities, and are comfortable with the how the protection plays with their concerns about copyright and piracy…

It is portable, it is subscription based and it protects enough. For those of you wanting brush up on Janus DRM, read our dedicated DRM section….

Also, the amount of money Beatles is asking for is probably only in Microsoft’s league…MSN will be launching the music store sometime later this year, and the Beatles exclusive would be a huge coup to kickstart and differentiate its service…

Remeber, MSN paid $40 million to MLB.com for exclusive rights to live video…no one else could come near…

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