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BT plans music subscription service

BT plans music subscription service

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BT is reportedly in early discussions with execs at all four major labels to try and build a legal music subscription service to rival the vague plans that Sky says it has about a similar initiative. Sky says that it's reached agreements with EMI and... >>

Sony Music joins Vevo - Universal's YouTube clone

Sony Music joins Vevo - Universal's YouTube clone

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Universal's premium music-video service, Vevo, looks to be getting a little more popular. Sony Music has announced that it will be joining the website, making it the second major label to join. Although it hasn't launched yet, Vevo purports to be a legitimized... >>

Backlash over eMusic major label deal

Backlash over eMusic major label deal

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In a not entirely unexpected development, eMusic subscribers have erupted in anger at the announcement of the deal with Sony, previously reported on Pocket-lint, that'll allow major label content on to the service. The deal has unfortunately meant a price... >>

eMusic adds older Sony catalogue

eMusic adds older Sony catalogue

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Sony Music Entertainment has agreed to allow MP3 store eMusic access to its back catalogue. It's the first of the four major labels to strike a deal with the website. However, there's a catch. Only tracks more than 2 years old will be added. That includes... >>

Vodafone goes DRM-free

Vodafone goes DRM-free

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Vodafone has announced that it has signed deals with Universal Music, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI to offer their tracks and albums DRM-free across Vodafone markets for both mobile phones and PCs. Said to be the first deals of their kind for a mobile... >>

Sony Music sued over digital download payments

Sony Music sued over digital download payments

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Two bands in the US are suing Sony Music over fees earned from digital downloads. In a lawsuit filed earlier this week, the ageing rock bands Allman Brothers Band and Cheap Trick allege that they and other groups are being shortchanged by Sony Music because... >>