-- Nimbit has unveiled nimbitPro, a comprehensive suite of direct-to-fan tools. It features content management tools, an unlimited number of promotional product offers, the ability to manage multiple artists with one account, and promo code redemptions. The price is $24.95 per month or $249 per year. Nimbit also offers two other tiers of service: the free nimbitFree and nimbitIndie, which costs $12.95 per month or $129 per year. (Press release)

-- Tom Andrus, a former MySpace product exec, has been named as the lone independent board member of recently spun-off Rhapsody. The other board members are from RealNetworks and Viacom, the minority shareholders who created the Rhapsody America joint venture in 2007. (BoomTown)

-- MP3Tunes is giving away free 10 GB music lockers where users can store their music collections online. MP3Tunes is a service that users can use to store digital music collections and access them from a variety of devices. It offers free iPhone and Android apps. In addition, MP3Tunes can be access on Logitech, Grace Digital, TiVo, Wii and Playstation 3 devices. Previously, only 2 GB were given away for free. An upgrade to 50 GB costs $39.95 per year or $4.95 per month. The free 10 GB storage lockers are invite only, sign up here. (Mp3tunes.com)

-- After last week’s court ruling that ushered in graduated response measures in Ireland, UPC, an Irish ISP, said the ruling applies only to one ISP, Eircom. “To be clear, this judgment does not extend to other ISPs,” UPC said in a statement, arguing that it applies only to the settlement agreement between the four major music companies and Eircom. “UPC will do everything necessary to comply with its legal obligations but will not voluntarily agree to implement measures such as a graduated response system in the absence of a legal obligation to do so.” (Silicon Republic)

-- The most interesting thing about Paste Magazine’s “Six Amazing Mashup Albums” is not the particular titles chosen for the list. Instead, it’s the legality of the titles that is most interesting. To be more specific, these titles are not at all legal. They are overlooked, put up with and ignored, but they are not legal. Yes, they are online and widely disseminated. However, they are not found at traditional retail outlets or music services, which both license content from rights holders. So, Paste’s list highlights the best of the underground that would be far more mainstream if copyright law allowed it. There is an important side note here: All of the mashups are available at YouTube – even “Moment of Clarity” from the most well known mashup album, “The Grey Album” by Danger Mouse. (Paste.com)

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