Submitted by Bill Densmore on Thu, 08/01/2002 - 08:42.
Pressplay, the Sony-Vivendi joint venture, will reportedly offer unlimited "cripped" MP3 downloads for $179.40 per year, according to CNET News's John Borland -- but there's still a limit on the number of MP3s which you can burn to a CD -- a total of 120 -- about $1.50 per song. The San Jose Mercury News reporter Dawn Chmielewski
also has a story
, noting that additional songs above the 10-song per month (for $17.95) limit are available at 99 cents per song. The company said the new version, Pressplay 2.0, became available on Thursday through distribution affiliates MP3.com, Microsoft Corp.'s MSN service, Roxio Inc., Sony Musiclub and Yahoo.