February 6, 2001
As deadlines pass, SDMI's prospects dim
Author: JT Smith
InfoWorld reports on the not-so-good prospects of the Secure Digital Music Initiative: "More than two years have passed, and more deadlines have been missed than can easily be remembered. Public tests have been announced and then concluded with only quiet comments. Dissension, if not a feeling of outright irrelevance, is growing among members, and the executive director, the man who guided the group since its founding, recently resigned. This is the condensed history of the Secure Digital Music Initiative."