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Could Google Delete Copyrighted MP3s From Gmail? ‘Only In Extreme Cases’ It Says

Some rather inflammatory news has been making its way around the web today: a user posting on the Pirateweb message board has accused Google of removing copyrighted MP3 music files from a Gmail accoun

Thanko's Cassette Mate Converts Old Cassette Tapes To MP3

Looks like the cassette tape could be undergoing a renaissance thanks to Thanko. The Cassette Mate from Thanko, connects to a PC and rips cassette audio. The included software comes with all the featu

Wal*Mart pulling the plug on their music DRM Server

6 months after Wal*Mart jumped onto the music peddling party bus back in August of 2007, they decided to make the switch to 100% DRM-free tracks. Awesome, right? Unfortunately, any music purchased dur

Nokia's Comes With Music launches next month in the UK

Nokia’s Comes With Music will launch in the UK next month, before spreading to the Continent and to Asia next year. Comes With Music, you may remember, is Nokia’s scheme to include music f

Amazon dying thanks to us, all of us

Henry “The Animal” Blodget is positing that Amazon is losing traction to all of the other content providers out there including, but not limited to iTunes and piracy. The giant once made i

Canceling Music Services 101

Eliot Van Buskirk was sick — sick! — of paying for music download services. Now that Amazon is DRM-free and offers lots of music, he decided to cancel all of his music subscriptions. Yahoo

Test driving Amazon's MP3 store

So now that Warner Music is on Amazon, I thought it might be a good idea to give their download service a whirl. I’m a Mac man, so these screenshots are all OS X. However, the process should be

You are a thief. How does that make you feel?

The big record labels are getting brazen. Really brazen. Today marks the opening of the first trial between the RIAA and a person it says illegally downloaded music. The problem for the RIAA is this p

Study: Kids Download Illegal Music Because They Can

When kids in Europe were asked why they illegally downloaded music, they answered “because everyone else is doing it,” which was also the answer to: “Why did you get a lame tribal ta

PayPlay.fm: DRM-Free 4 Life

The folks at PayPlay.fm dropped me a line discussing their huge indie catalog of DRM-free music. While you won’t find any Sting or Beatles hidden in their back pages, you can enjoy 32 Below and

eMusic Launches Subscription-Based Plans

I always liked eMusic . Though second banana to iTMS, it still has a good amount of music worth downloading and every song is DRM-free. Now eMusic is trying to launch a subscription service without DR

SNOCAP Announces Alliances with Major Labels

Back in September we reported that MySpace had begun allowing artists to sell music directly using SNOCAP MyStores. The service utilizes MP3s without DRM of any kind. Due to the DRM-free format, was u