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Philip Meyer
2007-07-09, 17:34
Just saw this on BetaNews.com:

Last.fm Signs Deal with Sony BMG
By BetaNews Staff, BetaNews
July 9, 2007, 3:04 PM

The reasoning behind Web radio service Last.fm's refusal to take part in the webcasters' "day of silence" protest of exorbitant royalty fees that take effect this month became clear Monday, as the company announced a licensing deal with Sony BMG.

Under the deal, Last.fm listeners will have access to Sony's entire music catalog; financial terms were not disclosed. The label said the service's recommendation and tracking features are what enticed them to the bargaining table. Last.fm, which is now owned by CBS and based in London, says its music library is now the largest of any Web radio provider, including rival Pandora.

Phil

stormy
2007-07-10, 02:12
Hmm, mixed feelings about this. I love last.fm but mainly for its tracking capabilities rather than its internet radio, although I use it now and again.

Does the SB support last.fm radio? I have never really checked which shows mow much I use it :)

Paul Webster
2007-07-10, 04:44
Does the SB support last.fm radio? I have never really checked which shows mow much I use it :)
Via a plug-in - yes.