- Vodafone and RealNetworks have launched an unlimited music service in Spain that is bundled with an unlimited data plan. The service costs 16 euros ($21.50) per month and offers both streams and over-the-air downloads (which are locked to the device). (Twice)

- RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser has a plan for the U.S. music industry: unlimited music built into mobile data plans. "There's opportunities in mobile. Look at the Kindle. There's a new class of content that's free on the Internet, but that people are willing to pay for on the Kindle." (mocoNews)

- MediaDefender, a subsidiary of ARTISTdirect, has acquired MediaSentry. (Press release)

- Critics of the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger tend to forget that contracts expire and competition will exist. Case in point: The city of San Antonio is seeking bids for ticketing services for the 65,000-seat Alamodome. Ticketmaster currently has the venue's ticketing rights. (Ticket News)

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