Digital Music’s Future Decided By Wal-Mart

2007_08_21t083614_450x300_us_walmart_mp3.jpgWhile record labels (and Steve Jobs) hemmed and hawed over whether dropping copy-rights protection technology would sink the already flailing music industry, Wal-Mart announced it would offer MP3s without the protection — for less than iTunes, natch.

That’s it kids. End of discussion. Get back to your sewing machines.