Tunes take online turn

Fritz, Ben
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/20/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 12, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Yahoo! Inc. has taken the initial step toward changing the business model for online music. Netco is selling the Jessica Simpson song "A Public Affair," permitting buyers to download a personalized version with their name. Yahoo! is selling the track as an MP3 without antipiracy software.


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