Post Tagged with: "music"

Telus To Offer DRM-Free Music

Telus has announced that it will become the first Canadian wireless carrier to offer DRM-free music that can be easily moved between devices.

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February 10, 2010 1 comment News

Study Finds Downloaders Spend More On Music

A new UK study finds that people who illegally download music also spend more money on music than anyone else. The survey found that those who admit illegally downloading music spent an average of £77 a year on music, which was £33 more than those who claim that they never […]

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November 2, 2009 4 comments News

Norwegian Study Finds Downloaders Buy More Music

A Norwegian study (translated version) into the music downloading and purchasing habits of nearly 2,000 Internet users found that downloaders were more likely to buy music than non-downloaders.  The finding is consistent with a previous Industry Canada-sponsored study.

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April 21, 2009 3 comments News

Counting Crows Go Label Free

TechCrunch reports that the Counting Crows had ended their relationship with their music label, following frustration over the inability to aggressively use the Internet.

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March 18, 2009 2 comments News

UK Performers Launch Featured Artists Coalition

With strong echoes of the Canadian Music Creators Coalition, leading UK musicians, including Robbie Williams, Annie Lennox, Billy Bragg, Blur's David Rowntree and Radiohead's Ed O'Brien, have formed the Featured Artists Coalition.  The group has voted against supporting any moves toward criminal prosecution of ordinary members of the public for […]

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March 12, 2009 1 comment News