Category Archives: Downloads

15% file share – 5% pay to download. Uh oh.

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Share this post Some interesting new research from Jupiter: Jupiter thinks the European music industry is facing “a demographic time bomb”. In its report “European Music Consumer Survey, 2005” it says that European consumers who download music from illegal file … Continue reading

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Public Enemy distributes music via mobile

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Share this post Public Enemy’s New Wireless Order: Public Enemy (which pioneered using MP3s) is getting into wireless. On Nov. 28 the group will make the music from its new album, New Whirl Odor, available through wireless phone networks using … Continue reading

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RIAA email spells trouble for amateur online stations

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Share this post Streaming radio service Live365 is being scrutinised by the Recording Artist Association of America (RIAA) which is interested in user-generated stations that do not properly comply with various DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) statutes. The RIAA says … Continue reading

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Podcasting starts to lure advertisers

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Share this post Is Podcasting turning into a viable media business? Maybe. Podshow this week add 30s shows to its network and plans a major marketing push to lure more podcasters into its fold, broadening the network of shows it … Continue reading

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Xbox 360 is iPod compatible

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Share this post Microsoft’s XBox site has published a document that shows how to turn the XBox 360 gaming device into an iPod accessory: “We’re happy to report that the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system works with MP3 … Continue reading

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“Owning music is so last century”

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Share this post The San Francisco Chronicle (R.I.P. CDs) argues that there’s no reason to buy another compact disc ever again now that we have iPods, satellite and digital radio and the Net. MP3 blogs like The Hype Machine and … Continue reading

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Apple sued over iPod patent

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Share this post [MacUser]: Apple is facing legal action of the alleged breach of two patents in its iPod, iTunes and Mac products. Illinois-based Premier claims that the Apple products violate patents which describe a system for creating lists of … Continue reading

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Fresh crackdown on illegal music filesharers – here we go again

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Share this post Guess what? 50 individuals and companies who illegally uploaded music tracks from the web will be hit with legal action. For more news see: Fresh crackdown on illegal music filesharers – Ireland Online: addict3d.orgFresh crackdown on illegal … Continue reading

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Gina Harkell on being sued – MP3

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Share this post Gina Harkell speaks about her experience being sued by the BPI after her son downloaded music illegally.

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Pete Jenner on Podcasting

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Share this post Pete Jenner (former manager of Pink Floyd) on why Podcasting is cool: “Podcasting feels like FM radio did in the 60s.” (Jenner is the second speaker).

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