Friday, May 13, 2005

Net Sense: I want my Yahoo music - Internet Services - Internet - Opinion

The music business has been through the wringer for a number of years. Consumers who have not purchased an iPod are often frustrated folks. Yahoo may have just made the move that will "fix" the problems.

In order to reduce wide spread illegal copying, some companies offer down-loads that can only be played on one licensed machine. The offerings of RNWK have been relatively expensive. Few are ready to pay $10 per month and still have to pay for down-loads.

$60 per year is reasonable--if the service is good. The million song library may not be the greatest. Time will tell, but Yahoo has the resources to offer a low price, build the business and then raise the price years later.

Buy Yahoo!