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"DRM" is Digital Rights Management, and is a way of 'locking' audio files to ensure they can't be copied or used in any other unauthorised way. If you are interested in a detailed explanation:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_rights_management

When you purchase music that has DRM you will also get a licence that allows you to use it. HOWEVER, the Philips GoGear SA3125 does not have the ability to play protected content, hence the error message you are getting.

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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