Market research conducted by American University found that a key stumbling block [to moving college students from illegal file-sharing networks to the legal downloading service Ruckus] was the inability to move music from Ruckus to their players, including the market-leading iPod.Hat tip: AfterDawn.com.
"The complaints were you couldn't burn music for free, you couldn't put it on iPods," said Bill Raduchel, chief executive for Ruckus, which provides music to more than a dozen universities. "No legal service is going to meet that need."
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