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News ByteBeatles have put out ringtones based on 27 of the band’s songs. Which is a good time to remind people that Apple’s iTunes store has had an unprecedented year-plus exclusive on the band’s digital library, which began way back in November 2010.
Still can’t call it a turnaround. But music sales are indeed up in the U.S. this year, and that’s because digital sales have new life again. That can’t be because the Beatles are on iTunes. (Right?)
A couple years ago, we learned that you can’t take music from the major labels and sell copies of it on your own Web site without a license. Today we learned what happens if you try: a $950,000 penalty
Remember when music video games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band were red-hot? That was a couple of years ago.