Amazonian music

<b>Amazonian music:</b> From the Wall Street Journal, <a href=””> “Amazon Plans Music Service To Rival iPod”</a>:
<blockquote><em>Amazon…is in advanced talks with the four global music companies about a digital-music service with a range of features designed to set it apart. Among them: Amazon-branded portable music players, designed and built for the retailer, and a subscription service that would deeply discount and preload those devices with songs, not unlike mobile phones that are included with subscription plans as part of the deal.</em></blockquote>
My 2¢: I’d like to congratulate the Wall Street Journal reporters and editors who worked on this piece for getting through the entire story without using the word “killer.” I think competition is a good thing and I’d like Amazon and Google and Microsoft and Sony and Wal-Mart and MySpace and MTV and whoever, Cracker Barrel maybe, to all come out with music services to rival iPod. Competition is a good thing. They’ll get crushed, but still, competition is a good thing.

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Amazonian music