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Old 09-27-2010, 11:21 PM
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Originally Posted by gdoerr56 View Post
I'm more inclined to blame the labels than Microsoft for the country-by-country variation. I'm actually surprised that ANY labels allow subscriptions, it's hard to see how they make money in that process, especially given their historic myopia.
Certainly, the labels are the gate-keepers, and Microsoft's job is to lure them into opening those gates for the profit it will give them. If Microsoft can't do that with years of effort, well, that's pretty damn depressing.

Originally Posted by gdoerr56 View Post
I also think Microsoft treads very carefully in the legal waters these days. After their US and EU legal woes, I think they've pulled back significantly on the agressive behavior that got them into trouble in the first place.
You may be right, but I can't figure out how they failed to get a music store launched in Canada...I mean, come on...
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