Tuesday’s Music 2.0 Briefing: Satellite Merger Opposition, MySpace Feeds, Classical MP3’s and Much More
>>> The Consumer Federation of America, Consumers Union and Free Press have all come out strongly against the Sirius and XM merger. (pdf of joint letter)
>>> MySpace is adding Facebook style news feeds that inform you when a friends site is updated (good for a band with many friends) and will allow multiple profiles. (Reuters)
>>> New iPod commercials that prominently feature developing acts cause download sales jump. (SF Chronicle)
>>> Universal’s Deustche Grammophon is opening a DRM free classical download store. (TechCrunch)
>>> The holiday shopping season was off to a strong start on the net. (PC World)
>>> Why the RIAA appears afraid of targeting Harvard. (ars)
>>> Howard Stern is about to start year three in Sirius and is considering extending his contract. (AP)
>>> Tunecore gets profiled in the Daily News.
>>> TheRockDose.com offers a daily dose of rock and roll wisdom.