>>> Sony BMG to pay another $4.25 million to settle DRM/rootkit lawsuit with another 39 states. (ZDNet)
>>> University of Edinburgh researchers are developing a "personal DJ" which would offer music and commentary on-line tailored to a listener's taste. Instead of a DJ millions of nuggets of music trivia would be stored on a database and played using voice-generating software. (Manchester Evening News via RAIN))
>>> We heard there was mucho reaction in the halls of eMusic yesterday to our commentary on the effect that the upcoming Amazon mp3 store will have on the subscription service. If you missed it, check out the story here and our original piece on Amazon's plans. eMusic has not responded to our request for comments.
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