Thursday, June 29, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Western Digital Responds to Toshiba's Actions
Samsung releases Rose Pink Edition of the Galaxy S8+
Sony Entertainment to Start Vinyl Record Production
Samsung to Open $380 Million Home Appliance Manufacturing Plant in South Carolina
Dolby Atmos Coming to Netflix
Toshiba Delays Chip Unit Deal, Sues Western Digital
Qualcomm Debuts the Snapdragon Wear 1200 and the Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platforms
Samsung Launches ISOCELL Image Sensor Brand
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Credit ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, October 19, 2006
Credit card firms block AllofMP3 payments


Russian music website AllofMP3.com has had its payment facilities through Visa International and MasterCard suspended following concerns over the legality of its operation.

The two leading payment systems have asked member banks to stop processing purchases from AllofMP3.com, which typically charges around 15 cents for a three-minute song and $2 or less for a whole CD.

Apple's iTunes store, by contrast, charges 99 cents per song and about $10 per CD. AllofMP3.com operates under a Russian 'broadcasting licence' which it claims gives it permission to distribute digital content freely. The company is believed never to have made royalty payments to any international rights organisation.

The operation is becoming a major bone of contention between the US and Russia in negotiations to secure Russia a place in the World Trade Organisation.

According to some sources, AllofMP3.com is now planning to develop a downloadable software player that will display ads to users as they play free music downloads.

But details of the proposed system are sketchy and the site operators have released no official information.

Payment methods on the AllofMP3 site currently include debit cards, which offer no consumer protection, gift certificates and pre-paid iCards from xRost, a company that lists no phone numbers or address details on its contacts page.


Previous
Next
Nero Updates Nero Burning Rom to v7.5.7.0        All News        HP tops Dell in global PC sales
First Vulnerability Reported in IE7     General Computing News      HP tops Dell in global PC sales

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
European Union's Top Court Rules That PirateBay's Operations Risks Breaking The Law
Microsoft Patent Describes Windows Ability To Detect and Block Pirated Content
Google, Bing Agree to Help U.K. Fight Pirate Sites
U.S. Trade Representative Calls Out Stream Ripping In Latest 'Notorious markets' Report
World's Largest Music Strem Ripping Site Faces Legal Action
MPAA Lists Piracy Sites in Around The World
U.S. Trade Office Releases Latest Notorious Markets List
Pirate Bay Back Online
Pirate Bay Co-founder Sentenced To 42 Months Imprisonment
Search Engines Play A role In Piracy: study
UK 'Softens' Copyright Alert Program
U.S. Releases Trade Report On Worst Copyright Offenders

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .