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Amazon Cloud Player: Music Labels Who?

30 March 2011 3,054 views No Comment

If it is a deliberate move (which it seems to be) – Amazon just dropped a bomb on the music industry. When everyone in the world including Apple have hit a wall when it comes to music licensing, Amazon’s announcement of the Cloud Player is nothing less than a thunderbolt. Read : Apple TV, iTunes and the Cloud

“Cloud Player is an application that lets customers manage and play their own music. It’s like any number of existing media management applications. We do not need a license to make Cloud Player available.”

That’s Amazon spokesperson Cat Griffin’s response to questions over whether the company’s new music storage and playback services require licenses from the record companies to operate.

Source: Ars Technica

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