>>> The Sony BMG joint venture has officially won EU approval. (Reuters)
>>> Meanwhile a SonyBMG exec admitted in court yesterday that the RIAA P2P lawsuits are a real money loser for the labels. (ars)
>>> Wu-Tang Clan clears the first legal sampling of a Beatles song. (Pitchfork)
>>> SnoCap and CD Baby have parted company. CD Baby acts must now go direct.
>>> Radio is embracing iTunes tagging that enables later purchase. (FMQB)
>>> Microsoft has released the updated line of Zunes with enhanced community and music features. The Zune store will also be adding more than a million DRM-free tracks. Details of what labels they are coming from were not given. Here's a video first look via Engadget.