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In his a2n keynote he demonstrated that in the current laws a model like Spotify is not possible. They'd have to pay $17 Bln per year just in license fees for all the music that would be streamed had they become popular (200 Mln users).
The law has to change to allow services like this work.
Both PopCuts and Spotify try to introduce an interesting business model for the music industry. However, a simple stats analysis on Compete.Com shows that Spotify is gaining much more traction than PopCuts (10 times more visitors, higher rates of growth as of 09/2009).
Offers a viable business model, where the users pay a fixed fee for the music per month and are allowed unlimited downloads. The model has gained a lot of traction and is seen by many as a potentially strong business model for music industry.