Dead, Long Live

As part of his deal to join the WTO (World Trade Organization), Putin agreed to shutdown the Russian music site. It attempted to re-open under the Russian domain, but was shutdown again. Now it is up again as We have blogged this copyright struggle earlier here.

UPDATE – has also been shutdown now, but according to the website,’s six million existing accounts can still be accessed if users download the allTunes software client. Once downloaded, users can browse through its catalogue and download from the 778,861 available tracks. More here

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