EMI makes digital tracks

Zeitchik, Steven
June 2006
Daily Variety;6/6/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 46, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on EMI's decision to make its entire digital catalog available on the Qtrax service. The service will offer tracks via peer-to-peer network Gnutella. Users will be able to listen to tracks for a limited number of times before the tracks expire. The company has also announced its plan to become the first label to make its catalog available for sale via Qtrax.


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