Storm over iPod 'hacker tactics'

Friday, 30 July 2004, 10:20 AM EST

Real said it had created a program to mimic Apple's protection software which allows tracks downloaded from iTunes stores to be played only on iPods.

Apple said it was "stunned" at Real's "hacker tactics".

Real has hit back by saying that consumers and not Apple should decide what music goes on their iPod.

The media software firm maintains it has not infringed Apple's intellectual property rights.

At the BBC.

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