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Deal to sell ten Jay Z ringtones exclusively through the mobile

Deal to sell ten Jay Z ringtones exclusively through the mobile content retailer
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7digital claims 300% rise in MP3 sales in first half of 2008

UK-based digital music store 7digital says its sales of DRM-free MP3 tracks were up 300% in the first half of this year, compared to the same period last year. The site is now attracting nearly two million unique visitors...
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Inflight music deal to provide content to 16 broadcast stations and

Inflight music deal to provide content to 16 broadcast stations and 14 on-demand stations to Delta airlines
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Rock The Net compilation supports net neutrality

Musicians have been weighing into the debate over net neutrality – whether ISPs should be able to throttle P2P traffic (or, indeed, any particular traffic) – for some time now. However, the next step is, naturally,...
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Verizon planning more music bundles

US mobile operator Verizon Wireless is planning to sell more music bundles – suites of ringtones, ringback tones and full-tracks from particular artists. There's no firm details on when or how, but senior VP for...
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Sarkozy aims to take three-strikes file-sharing law Europe-wide

The French government's plans to introduce a `three-strikes' policy to disconnect persistent file-sharers is well known, but with France having assumed the European presidency last week, it's trying to expand...
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Viacom to get 12TB of YouTube data as part of lawsuit

Viacom's $1 billion lawsuit against YouTube rumbles on, and it's currently in the discovery process. As part of that, Google has been ordered to give Viacom a complete set of every video ever removed from the site...
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MasterCard offering free UMG downloads

The latest brand to give away music as part of a promotion is MasterCard. It's launching a campaign called `Roots of Rock', which offers its customers free downloads from the entire Universal Music Group catalogue....
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Envelope mix-up leaves Virgin Media with egg on its face

We've written plenty about UK ISP Virgin Media's plans to send `educational' letters to customers it believes have been illegally sharing music, along with separate letters from the BPI. However, Virgin was...
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Digital store has announced it will sell works from the classical

Digital store has announced it will sell works from the classical composer and Orange Mountain Music
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Launch of ‘Roots of Rock’ campaign offering 100,000 free downloads

Launch of ‘Roots of Rock’ campaign offering 100,000 free downloads from the UMG catalogue
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The average consumer aged between 13 and 54 spends $31 per month on

The average consumer aged between 13 and 54 spends $31 per month on video-related content