Napster schedules its UK launch for the end of the summer

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#1

I just posted the article Napster schedules its UK launch for the end of the summer.

While
music download services are becoming widespread throughout the US,
Europe only has a few at present. Napster will launch its service in the
end of the summer in the
UK. …

Read the full article here:  [http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/7867-Napster-schedules-its-UK-launch-for-the-end-of-the-summer.html](http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/7867-Napster-schedules-its-UK-launch-for-the-end-of-the-summer.html)

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#2

None of the services are ‘worth it’. I predict Napster UK’s closure shortly after opening.


#3

At the current exchange rate, 99c = 54p. If they charge 99p they are shooting themselves in the foot, because due to the success of iTunes in America the public in the UK is well-aware that tracks cost 99c over there. If there’s one thing people in the UK hate when it comes to pricing, it’s when a company just swaps the dollar sign for a pound sign. It’s the clearest possible sign that you’re being ripped off.