Moreover, Apple agreed to improve the digital rights management software that makes it difficult for hackers to copy or post songs purchased on iTunes to Internet file-sharing networks.
WTF? The LA Times should look up Hacker
A hacker is a person who creates and modifies computer software and computer hardware, including computer programming, administration, and security-related items.A hacker finds a exploits in a system, he does not "copy or post" music "on the internet".
In computer security, a hacker is a person able to exploit a system or gain unauthorized access through skill and tactics. This usually refers to a black hat hacker.
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