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Britain to levy annual fee on internet music download LONDON, July 24 (Xinhua) - Internet users in Britain could pay an annual fee of up to 30 pounds (some 59.61 U.S. dollars) to download music and film under new plans to clamp down on internet piracy.
By ARCHIE BLAND The big question Why are we asking this now? AFTER YEARS of wrangling, the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) - the body that represents the UK's major record labels - has got agreement from the biggest Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to go after people whose taste for downloading free music is arguably the biggest threat the music industry has ever faced.
By RHODRI MARSDEN ANALYSIS When the French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, endorsed a plan to deprive illegal music downloaders of internet access in November 2007, those who believe in free, unfettered access were quick to roar their disapproval.
By Nigel Morris Home Affairs Correspondent Pounds 30 'licence fee' set to revolutionise illegal file- sharing Internet users could face an annual charge of up to 30 to download music, under plans to be unveiled today that aim to tackle illegal file-sharing.
eMusic, the world's largest retailer of independent music and world's second largest digital music service after iTunes, today begins a major transformation of its website and becomes the unequivocal best place for music discovery on the web.
By Emma L. Carew, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 7--Music aficionados 20 years ago would have laughed at the idea of a compact disc being too bulky a means to distribute music, but in clubs and at parties today, this is quickly becoming the case.
The collaboration of Eventim, Europe's market leader in ticketing and 24-7 Entertainment, Europe's leader in digital distribution has produced an unprecedented, online store (music.eventim.de) where consumers can purchase concert tickets in addition to music and video downloads all in one place with the click of a mouse.
Amazon MP3 offers Coldplay's new album, "Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends," for $8.99, and their catalog hits "X&Y,""A Rush of Blood to the Head" and "Parachutes" as this week's Daily Deals for $1.99 each Amazon.com Media Hotline, 206-266-7180 http://www.amazon.com/pr Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced "Daily Deals" and "Friday Five," a pair of ongoing promotions that offer customers deep discounts on select newly released and catalog albums from bestselling artists on Amazon...
Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced "Daily Deals" and "Friday Five," a pair of ongoing promotions that offer customers deep discounts on select newly released and catalog albums from bestselling artists on Amazon MP3, Amazon.com's digital music download store with more than 5.4 million DRM-free MP3 tracks.
MP3 players and iPods have become some of, if not the most, popular tech gadgets for teens to own.
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