A smaller independent music store and news channel, offering free downloads and streams on some featured music, and paid for downloads on a swathe of other titles. They’re a smaller player, turning over around USD$12 million in 2008 from e-commerce based mainly from their anti-piracy services, but with a large chunk coming from media sales. As a percentage of the overall digital market, their entire SEC listed media sales represent less than a quarter of a percent, although Alexa list them as being the 3,772nd most visited website among their users, suggesting a fairly large marketing reach. This may all be somewhat academic, however, as the company has recently filed to suspend it’s SEC reporting responsibilities, a move the is compulsarily followed within 90 days by a delisting of the company’s stock.
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