Hypebot's Music 2.0 Week In Review: The Musical Middle Class, Social Nets Open Up, EMI Deals & Much More
Rise Of The Musical Middle Class Part III - A Global Perspective

Monday's Music 2.0 Briefing: OiNK Part II, Reznor Gets Out & Much More

>>> Details on why WMG is not a part of the new Nokia Music Store. (ars) OMG! File sharing! Meanwhile the company's stock keeps getting hammered with another sub $10 finish last week.Waffles

>>> In news guaranteed to spoil the breakfasts on more than one record label exec, Waffles.fm appears to be the current top successor to shuttered BitTorrent site OiNK and there are signs that Pirate Bay is behind it. And if that weren't enough, Pirate Bay appears to be at work on an open sources successor to BitTorrent. (Register)

>>> Rolling Stone Magazine has put it's entire 40th Anniversary Edition online free complete with links to Rhapsody. (RS)

Nin >>> Nine Inch Nail's Trent Reznor visits the Musicane offices and how in Music 2.0 an artist may need to know more about bit rates than he does about deal memos. (cNet) Billboard also has a Q&A with Reznor. (via Reuters)

Riaa_toiletpaper >>> The Attorney General of Oregon has moved to stop the RIAA from forcing the University Of Oregon from being forced to identify files sharers. (Seattle Times)

>>> In Australia downloads are poised to surpass singles on the pop charts. (The Age)

>>> And just so you're sure that you didn't miss anything important, don't forget to check out Hypebot's Music 2.0 Week In Review .