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iTunes for Windows is, of course, the subject du jour and everybody is giving it their two cents… so I figure I’ll skip over it and quickly point out something that gave me a laugh over at New Scientist.

Apple’s successful music download service iTunes faces a new threat of misuse now that it has been extended to include users of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, say experts.

The threat comes from the combination of the relatively light copy protection iTunes uses and the big increase of potential hackers that comes with opening up to the world’s most common operating system.

The world’s most common operating system. Not the most popular, not the world’s favorite, nor the most revered, respected, or acclaimed. Just the most common. Reminds me of the ages–old question; why do Mac owners love their computers while Windows users barely tolerate theirs?