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MySpace

It's one thing to turn a blind eye -- as some networks do -- to the uploading of pirated content that occurs daily on YouTube, MySpace and other social networks and services. To use one potential metaphor, it's like the approach that some countries take to prostitution or marijuana: They know it's out there, but…

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I agreed to the same embargo that I assume everyone else did when it comes to information about MySpace Music, but since the news is already out there, I figure all bets are off now, and we're free to post whatever we want about the venture launching tonight, or tomorrow morning, or whatever it is.…

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After months of rumours -- and years of talking about it -- MySpace is launching a comprehensive music service involving three of the four major record labels (for some reason that remains unknown, EMI wasn't part of the announcement, although some say it will soon join the venture). According to PaidContent's description of the conference…

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What is it with 1970s rock bands and the Internet? Yet another example of social networks and Web 2.0 coming to the rescue of a faded rock group: legendary band Boston is starting a tour this summer, and one of the stand-ins for missing singer Brad Delp (who committed suicide last year) will be a…

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According to a piece in the New York Times today, MySpace is launching a service called Transmissions, which is aimed at bands and artists who want to use the social network to enlarge their fan base. The site says that it is offering them the opportunity to name a studio of their choice and then…

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