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FavVHRZ(UPDATED) RealNetworks has created a $2 million compensation fund for some allegedly unwilling RealPlayer and Rhapsody music streaming subscribers who have filed a complaint filed in Washington state over e-commerce practices. (ars) Rhapsody was spun off as a separate company from Real last year.

  • Add this one to your music marketing list: Believe it or not, Yahoo Music has 27 million U.S. visitors each month. (Billboard). 
  • Facebook Camera makes its debut. (CNet) The social network launches an official iOS app that lets you capture, filter, edit, and share photos.


  • Paul McCartney is adding his solo material to Spotify in versions remastered for music streaming.
  • SOCAN’s Canadian members will get a 40% discount with TuneCore, as part of a widening partnership.