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Mp3 music online


pyhrricmadame - Erstellt am 07-02-25 13:41:07 Thema: Mp3 music online
Hi, I'm big fan of Rock music.

I have more than 1000 mp3's on my iPod and always searching for more :-).
What mp3 sites do you know, where i can download Rock music?

P.S. Sorry for posting in "this", but I haven't found a better category for my post.
prote - Erstellt am 07-02-26 02:10:36 Thema: RE: Mp3 music online
I don't know where you can download Rock-music. Try some of the wellknown sites like mp3.com etc. Some mp3-sites I linkend on this domain in the digital-music-categorie on the site mp3 in the net (german).

PS: I had deleted your spamlink, try anywhere but not here ;)
To get some more realy interesting things about mp3, I copied some background information from the english Wikipedia :

What is mp3?

MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, more commonly referred to as MP3, is a popular digital audio encoding, lossy compression format, and algorithm, designed to greatly reduce the amount of data required to represent audio, yet still sound like a faithful reproduction of the original uncompressed audio to most listeners. It was invented by a team of European engineers of Philips, CCETT (Centre commun d'Útudes de tÚlÚvision et tÚlÚcommunications), IRT and Fraunhofer Society, who worked in the framework of the EUREKA 147 DAB digital radio research program, and it became an ISO/IEC standard in 1991.

Internet and mp3

In the first half of 1995 through the late 1990s, MP3 files began to spread on the Internet. MP3's popularity began to rise rapidly with the advent of Nullsoft's audio player Winamp (released in 1997), the Unix audio player mpg123 and the peer-to-peer file sharing network Napster (released in 1999). These programs made it simple for average users to play back, create, share and collect MP3s.
The small size of MP3 files has enabled widespread peer-to-peer file sharing of music which would previously have been impossible.
The major record companies, who argue that such free sharing of music reduces sales, reacted to this by pursuing law-suits against Napster, which was eventually closed down, and eventually against individual users who engaged in file sharing.
Despite the popularity of MP3, online music retailers often use other proprietary formats which are encrypted (known as Digital Rights Management) to prevent users from using purchased music in ways not specifically authorised by the record companies. The record companies argue that this is necessary to prevent the files from being made available on peer-to-peer file sharing networks. However, this has other side effects such as preventing users from playing back their purchased music on different types of devices. Some services, such as eMusic, continue to offer the MP3 format which allows users to playback their music on virtually any device.