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Wednesday, August 24, 2005

British ISP Inks Deals With Sony to Provide Legal Filesharing

In a novel deal that may solve some of the problems P2P users have run into with rights holders, UK ISP Playlouder has signed a deal with Sony BMG to provide its subscribers with access to Sony's artists. Tracking mechanisms will allow royalties to be paid appropriately. If things work out, Playlouder says equivalent deals may be forthcoming with other companies such as Universal.  Read more here.

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