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WEED Says Listen Before You Buy

Wired.com writes that "while the music industry attempts to shutter peer-to-peer services in court and in Congress, one company is using P2P networks to promote and pay artists." "Shared Media. Continue reading

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Universal Experiments With Digital Only Releases

The New York Times today reported that Universal is starting a "digital only" release program for select indy bands. "…this week, the Shazam and seven other relatively unknown acts will. Continue reading

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Fox Launches Digital Music Store

Fox has made the move to digital music sales by launching its own online music store. Like Apple’s iTunes, FoxMusic.com will sell downloads from its catalog of songs and TV. Continue reading

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COMMENTARY: Election 2004 – The Day The Music Died

HYPEBOT COMMENTARY:  Why did the incredible efforts made by the music community to get out the vote and influence the 2004 election have so little effect?  Despite an unprecedented number. Continue reading

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Elvis Costello Spoofs FBI Piracy Warnings

Criminal copyright infringement, including infringement without monetary gain, is investigated by the FBI and is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000. Bob. Continue reading

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Copywright Royalty Distribution Law Moves Forward

From Paul Mahoney and RAIN: The Radio Internet Newsletter: "Now all that’s required to finally change the expensive and ineffective method by which copyright royalties are determined is the President’s. Continue reading

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SBC & Micorsoft To Deliver TV Via Broadband

From The New York Times: "SBC Communications, as part of its effort to compete head-on with the cable industry for television subscribers, plans to announce today that it will pay. Continue reading

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Oakley’s MP# Sunglasses

Oakley has announced a new line of MP3 player sunglasses will go on sale Nov. 20 at Circuit City and its own retail stores. Oakley Thump glasses will be available. Continue reading

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Eminem Offers Free Ringtone Incentive

Mobile entertainment publisher Mobilss said on Tuesday that the double-disc collector’s edition of rapper Eminem’s album "Encore" will include a link to a free downloadable cell phone ringtone of the. Continue reading

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BMG In Talks With Grokster

According to a report by Rueters news srvice "Los Angeles-based Grokster is in early talks with major record label Sony BMG to create a legal music service, according to a. Continue reading

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