Larry Dignan

Editor-in-Chief, ZDNet

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CNET News.com. Larry has covered the technology and financial services industry since 1995, publishing articles in WallStreetWeek.com, Inter@ctive Week, The New York Times, and Financial Planning magazine. He's a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism and the University of Delaware.

Larry Dignan has nothing to disclose. He does not hold investments in the technology companies he covers.

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Jobs on DRM: We want iTunes to be DRM free, but...

Jobs on DRM: We want iTunes to be DRM free, but...

Apple CEO Steve Jobs in a blog post today says his company would embrace DRM-free music "in a heartbeat" if "the big four music companies would license Apple their music without the requirement that it be protected with a DRM." If that scenario were to play out, Jobs says "we would switch to selling only DRM-free music on our iTunes store.

February 6, 2007 by in Legal

The Jobs' DRM fallout is mixed

The Jobs' DRM fallout is mixed

The reaction to Apple CEO Steve Jobs' open letter to the music industry about digital rights management has been relatively swift. But the scorecard is mixed when it comes to the music labels.

February 8, 2007 by in Legal

Dell vs. NY Attorney General: What's the risk?

Dell vs. NY Attorney General: What's the risk?

Dell went on the offensive to get ahead of a coming lawsuit from the New York Attorney General. Erica Ogg reports the suit, which will be announced formally today at a press conference, accuses Dell and Dell Financial Services of fraud, false advertising and deceptive business practices, including offering misleading financing, and failing to honor rebates, warranties and service contracts.

May 16, 2007 by in Legal