Monday, January 28, 2008
In spite of an announcement from Qtrax saying that it has clinched agreements with three major labels to do so, Warner, EMI, and Universal say they have no plans to allow the company to permit users to download their music for free through its service. Meanwhile, Amazon.com is proceeding with its digital music store, which lets customers download music without worrying about copy protection. Read more here and here. Meanwhile, music sales continue to fall, a result, says the industry, of continuing piracy.