*Napster is starting to sell DRM-free music now. MP3s. Funny. [paid content]
*To get Sony BMG’s DRM-free tunes, you have to go to a physical store and buy a card. Dumb. (More at Mashable.)
*The estimable Clive Thompson on the Loudness Wars: “Audiophiles are jackasses.”
*Soulja Boy (who is 17) is having a baby. (No supersoaking jokes from me.) [earsucker]
*The Sony Rolly music player is coming to the U.S. in the spring. [engadget]
*More CES: Metallic wireless earbuds.