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Is it even possible to buy legal mp3s?

Visaris (553352) writes | more than 7 years ago

User Journal 1

Back when I was in school, I used to pirate a lot of music. Now that I have a real job and real income, I would like to purchase music online legally. After trying a number of services from rapsody to emusic, I have yet to be able to buy a single mp3 or ogg file. As a Linux user, is it even possible to pay for music online? Are there companies out there that will allow you to pay for and download a mp3 or ogg file by simply using your browser? I don't think pirating has anything to do withBack when I was in school, I used to pirate a lot of music. Now that I have a real job and real income, I would like to purchase music online legally. After trying a number of services from rapsody to emusic, I have yet to be able to buy a single mp3 or ogg file. As a Linux user, is it even possible to pay for music online? Are there companies out there that will allow you to pay for and download a mp3 or ogg file by simply using your browser? I don't think pirating has anything to do with money. From my hours online doing my best to buy music, it seems that most people pirate because it is easier than paying; cost is not a factor. If anyone knows of a decent service, please let me know what it is!

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Sure. (1)

Cujo (19106) | more than 7 years ago | (#16525331)

I buy mp3s all the time, direct from the artist. Most recently, from DGM Live [dgmlive.com] and They Might Be Giants [theymightbegiants.com] , whom my kids love.

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