Digital Rights Management a Deal Breaker for MySpace Users

When is a huge viral social network not cool (and therefore in danger of getting a really bad virus -- the kind that makes users sick and leave)? How about when a start-up company is sold to a media giant for hundreds of millions of dollars. The suits take over. Monetize becomes the operable goal. Could that be the case with MySpace which just announced that audio files now submitted by members are now being screened against 10 million tracks loaded in Gracenote's data bank? Universal artists will be excluded from the site. The other labels are not far behind as they are working on a similar deal with MySpace. Universal had been&hellip