[FoRK] Downloading services recommendation
owen at permafrost.net
Sat Jul 31 16:34:58 PDT 2004
Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> My daughter want's to download songs for a portable MP3 player or CDRs.
> I decided to check out what commercial services are available and I
> keep finding $1-2/mo. services that seem questionable, but have
> language that insists that they are legal. Any opinions?
> Many, like the first one, also offter movie, software, game, books,
> image, and even newsgroup access included.
> On my first google:
All of those look like they're just front ends to various p2p networks
and/or newsgroups - they seem to be
selling stuff you can get for free - perhaps it is worth something to
avoid spyware. .
This one was mentioned somewhere a while back - I tried it out - and it
works pretty well - it is legal (in Russia)
and pays something (not very much obviously) to artists.
> The price of the files that you download is determined by the quality
> of the file you choose to download. The price is determined by the
> file size and type.
> The price of 1 Mb of the files marked as VIP or Online Encoding is
> 0.01 USD.
> The price of 1 Mb of the files marked as Online Encoding Exclusive is
> 0.02 USD.
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