quote: Apple doesn't sell MP3s. They sell M4A or AAC (whatever).
quote: AFAIK, this is not at all like Windows Update, because the Palm device is updating using software running on the user's machine.
quote: In the world of Lossy audio, Apple is the overwhelming dominant player, and nothing is likely to change, that. Apple, just like MS, goes out of their way to make it hard for users to switch to a non-apple device.
quote: Could they use some other software? Sure, but most will not, because they dont' know any better. Many are likely unaware of anything else.
quote: It may not be illegal, but most of us can see that given a chance, Apple will turn out to be at least as evil as MS was in the 90's (and while I like MS products, they were positively unethical in their business practices).
quote: Apple isn't any better. In fact, given the fact that they've actually sued web journalists for being journalists, I'd say they've already exceeded MS in some respects.