Microsoft u-turn MSN Music, gives three-year reprieve to users

Microsoft has reversed its decision announced in April, that it would no longer issue DRM keys for defunct MSN Music after 31 August. This effectively will prevent former customers from transferring their songs to new devices after the deadline. Microsoft informed users about both the original decision and its reversal by e-mail, “Customers, who’ve downloaded music through […]

Microsoft has reversed its decision announced in April, that it would no longer issue DRM keys for defunct MSN Music after 31 August. This effectively will prevent former customers from transferring their songs to new devices after the deadline.

Microsoft informed users about both the original decision and its reversal by e-mail, “Customers, who’ve downloaded music through that service will now have three more years -- instead of a little over two more months -- to get license keys for authorizing their music downloads, or authorizing new computers and devices for playing that music.”

In a second letter, issued this week, Microsoft told MSN users that, after "careful consideration," the company has revised its plans.

Source:→ BetaNews