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  1. Wippit Was Victim Of Playing By The Rules, Says Analyst

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A leading U.K. analyst suggests that this week's collapse of the U.K.'s first legal file-sharing music and entertainment service, Wippit, proves that complying with rights-owners demands does not always pay off. The service's founde ...

  2. MusicStation Claims U.K. Market-Leader Status

    June 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Omnifone, supplier of the pioneering all-you-can-eat mobile-music download service MusicStation, is boasting that its U.K. service is officially the country's "largest digital music subscription service." Although it declined to giv ...

  3. Napster Goes DRM-Free

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As promised, Napster has stripped DRM from all paid downloads on its digital music service in favor of unprotected MP3s. As of today (May 20) all six million songs in the Napster catalog are now available to purchase without DRM protection. The co ...

  4. Radiohead Stirs Up Blog-Buzz

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the news of Radiohead's new album release and the "pay what you want" pricing scheme behind it precipitated a fervor on the Web. According to Nielsen Buzz Metrics, 91 blogs were bantering about the band on September 29, ...

  5. Apple's New Developments Could Equal Holiday Dominance

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Not content to rest on its laurels, Apple has now unveiled its master plan to extend its digital music dominance into the coming holiday season. Here is how the latest developments shake out. iPod Touch What it is: A Wi-Fi-enabled, touch-screen ca ...

  6. Ad-Funded Music Services Are The Future, Says Jupiter

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Advertising revenue could become a vital lifeline for European labels, according to a new Jupiter Research report. Based on a qualitative analysis of the current market, the report -- "The Future of Digital Music: Fighting Free with Free" ...

  7. Report: Euro Digital Biz To Reach $1.9BN In 2011

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the CD will be unshaken as the main music format, the emergent digital music market will account for 16% of the overall pan-European recorded music pie in 2011, a new report predicts. Although the CD will be unshaken as the main music for ...

  8. Report: Euro Digital Biz To Reach $1.9BN In 2011

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the CD will be unshaken as the main music format, the emergent digital music market will account for 16% of the overall pan-European recorded music pie in 2011, a new report predicts. Although the CD will be unshaken as the main music for ...

  9. Survey: P2P Still A Problem In Europe

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jupiter study identifies Spain as worst offenders. Unauthorized peer-to-peer file-sharing activity remains high in Western Europe despite the music industry's use of litigation to clamp down on the practice, according to new research. The stu ...

  10. Survey: P2P Still A Problem In Europe

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Unauthorized peer-to-peer file-sharing activity remains high in Western Europe despite the music industry's use of litigation to clamp down on the practice, according to new research. Unauthorized peer-to-peer file-sharing activity remains hi ...

  11. Macrovision Unveils DVD 'RipGuard'

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST A new technology from Macrovision Corp. claims to block virtually all known methods for making unauthorized copies of DVDs. (AP) -- A new technology from Macrovision Corp. claims to block virtually all known methods for making unauthorized copies ...

  12. P2P Developers Aim For Anonymous Networks

    May 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While media companies step up their legal crackdown on Internet song-swappers, separate teams of software developers -- from the Middle East to Madrid -- are toiling away on a foiling technology: an a While media companies step up their legal crac ...

  13. UMI Digitizes Entire Euro Catalog

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music International (UMI) today (March 3) hits a digital-distribution milestone by becoming the first major to digitize its entire European music catalog. Universal Music International (UMI) today (March 3) hits a digital-distribution mi ...

  14. UMI Digitizes Entire Euro Catalog

    March 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music International (UMI) today (March 3) hits a digital-distribution milestone by becoming the first major to digitize its entire European music catalog. Universal Music International (UMI) today (March 3) hits a digital-distribution mi ...