Saturday, August 30, 2008

RIAA Issues Knock Muxtape Offline

The popular mix sharing site Muxtape has been taken offline so that administrators can "sort out a problem with the RIAA," according to a note that appears on the site. "For the past several months, we have communicated concerns to Muxtape on behalf of our members," said an RIAA spokesman via email. "Muxtape has not yet obtained authorization from our member companies to host or stream copies of their sound recordings."

One of our top ten favorite music websites, Muxtape's service keeps the mixtape concept alive by allowing anyone to post a mix of up to 12 songs that can be easily shared with a simple URL. Its interface consists of artist and song titles presented in large fonts, with "buy" links under each song... [ More ]

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