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Copyright: Spotify seals US deal

The online music service Spotify agreed deals with the major music companies, as well as independent labels, and carried out an invite-only beta launch in the US in July. The fully legal product will offer users on-demand access to more than 15 million tracks with a choice of three services: free with advertising; ad-free access for $4.99 a month; and premium access for $9.99 a month. All three services include access to the full Spotify library and various social/sharing features. Spotify was launched in Sweden in 2008 has 10 million users in seven European countries. Most have the free-access service with advertising, while there are 1.6 million paying subscribers. The company has wanted to expand into the US for some time but has had to negotiate licensing rates with...

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