easymusic hit by easygroup injunctionWritten by stelios
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But easyGroup wasn't suggesting that music downloads are legal or encouraging pirating of music from internet - quite contrary. It seems to have taken refreshingly straightforward approach to music that we have seen revolutionise shorthaul air travel and car hire. "The music companies British Phonographic Industry are operating an outdated business model" said Stelios. "They are creating costs and complications for themselves by producing CDs, wrapping them in expensive packaging, incurring costs of distribution and then allowing retailers to take their cut of cake. If they allowed easygroup legal online music downloads for a fee they could reduce their own costs and still make money by offering consumers lower prices." easymusic is part of easygroup of companies which includes easymoney, easycruise, easyjet, easynet, easycinema, easymobile
The full case has yet to be heard but it seems easyGroup does not intend to go quietly or apologetically to court. This is not a "Napster" style case, but it does highlight issue that increasingly consumers want a choice of music delivery and play-media. I recently heard someone in music industry British Phonographic Industry say "there is no conscience in easygroup's music copying". She might be right, but more industry infighting there is, less sympathetic music consumers become. Copyright law can sit comfortably with music downloading and time is ripe for all parties to pioneer a new approach to it which satisfies diverse interests of artists, consumers and record companies.
easymusic is part of easygroup of companies which includes easymoney, easycruise, easyjet, easynet, easycinema, easymobile
Stelios, the founder and sole investor of easyGroup
A Little Help To Find You A VoIP PhoneWritten by Michael Lemm
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They also have a pretty active VoIP discussion board where you can get unedited non-PC opinions (PC politically correct....not PC personal computer LOL), breaking news good and bad, and opportunity to ask about use and installation at:
You should also look over info at FCC website (Federal Communications Commission). Besides expected legal stuff you can see what Feds think consumers should receive from VoIP vendors as well as some info on set-up and use:
I have a bunch of resources which will help you choose and understand VoIP phones at my blog BroadBand Nation. Be sure to click all links and look over article archive too.
Personally I'm partial to Packet8.....especially for business use (VoIP video phone, Virtual Office hosted PBX). But that's just me.
Michael is the owner of FreedomFire Communications http://ld.net/mscprez and http://DS3-Bandwidth.com ....delivering choices to both residential and business consumers worldwide for voice and data broadband services. Michael also authors BroadBand Nation http://BroadBand-Nation.blogspot.com where you're always welcome to to drop in and catch up on the latest BroadBand news, tips, and ramblings for the masses.