And another one bites the dust as peer-to-peer service Kazaa ‘fesses up and will pay damages of $100 million to the major music labels as it attempts to become a legal service. The IFPI will be glad of the publicity in its ‘ongoing war’ following an announcement that 20 billion tracks have been downloaded online in the past 12 months. Just how they come to that fantastic figure, which three tracks for every human being on the planet, I’m not sure. I haven’t downloaded any, so someone is really doubling up out there.

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