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Legal digital music is commercial suicide

Opinion Lala, for those who don't know, is a free streaming music venture. Invested in by Warner Music group to the tune of $20m it streams about five million songs, but also offers 89 cent MP3 sales, and song rentals for 10 cents each. But why is almost nobody using their well-designed, expansive, free streaming service? I'm not …
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Lindows CEO delivers broadside in MS trademark dispute

Recently we published a piece in which we argued that Microsoft was doing no wrong in pressing a trademark case against And it would probably win anyway, we said. Two people agreed, while 70 or so thought we were talking out of our proverbial. We invited Michael Robertson, CEO of, to put forward his …

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