legal downloads rise, fueled by broadband

CD sales fall as downloads rise, fueled by broadband

There are more than 230 online sites where consumers can buy music legally, up from 50 a year ago, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.

Soon, you will be able to go to any artist’s website and download their music, or order a CD that will be made on demand and shipped to you. Little or no inventory cost will allow artists to make the rcordings that they want to make, without regard for packaging and distribution costs that may or may not be recouped.

My DRM-free mp3 store will be up in a few weeks.