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#1 AliasOfMe

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 03:13 AM

Hello, this is my first post to a forum, I hope it's in the right place.
Anyways my question involves a DRM stripping program called TuneBite.
First, claims are made that this program removes DRM componets from audio tracks legally.
Second this program is supposedly safe except for the fact that it can track other applications.
Does anyone have any knowledge on this subjects?
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 04:15 AM

Hi there!

It looks like the WOT rating is good, and it is referenced in trusted blogs. It seems legal!

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 07:16 PM

TuneBite re-records the file stripping away the DRM.
They claim this is legal - in the way a VCR records TV.

According to the DMCA, it is illegal to remove the encryption without the copyright owners permission.


It turns out that there are a couple legal ways to remove DRM-protection from music purchased from iTunes

http://www.rickysays.com/convert-drm-protected-songs-to-mp3

DMCA - Anti-circumvention_exemptions
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Mille...tion_exemptions

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#4 AliasOfMe

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 08:54 PM

Thanks for your input, I sincerely appreciate your time! I still wonder if I would run into any trouble if I used it for "rented" a.k.a. subscription tracks from my rhapsody account. I pay a monthly fee to listen to unlimited songs on my computer but would have to pay 89 cents to put them on a portable player or CD. I've read that this would work... I then read that it wouldn't work for subscription tracks. I'd like to know before I download since I heard from multiple sources that it is a messy program to uninstall. Has anybody actually used this program or know anything else?
Thanks again for your time

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 10:08 PM

Very good information raw.

I would recommend, AliasOfMe, to be watchful. If anything looks out of the ordinary, then I would say give up! :thumbsup:

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 10:36 PM

This conversation has actually passed by our boards rules of use and proprieties.

So is now closed.
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