The title pretty much says it all. Another symphony opens a download store.
News about the music industry
iPod fans 'shunning iTunes store'
An article describes how although the iTunes store is popular, a relatively small percentage of files on iPods are from the iTunes store. Consumers apparently prefer DRM-free MP3s found via eMusic, file sharing, or ripping their store-bought CDs.
People in Hungary Resist the RIAA
An open letter from a group in Hungary describes a grass-roots movement to prevent the RIAA’s blackmail-lawsuits in that country.
Here’s an interesting idea for people not ready to download classical music directly. Naxos sells a box in a brick and mortar store that contains not a CD but a card with a code on it. The buyer goes home and uses the code to download the purchases tracks from eMusic. Not a long term strategy but perhaps useful in getting folks up and running with online music purchases.