WiredNews: Who’s Killing MP3 and ITunes? — DRM is toast. Here are seven reasons why major record labels will abandon it in 2007 — and why that’s bad for Apple.. Also TechCrunch: The Inevitable Death of DRM — Notwithstanding Apple’s announcement today of the sale of 2 billion songs on iTunes (all with DRM), most of the recent market signs suggest that the eventual demise of DRM is inevitable. Consumers are more frustrated than ever that certain file types are playable only on certain devices. The only real questions are when, and will it be replaced with something far more sinister?