Streaming Music Website Spotify Launches in the U.S.

Spotify, which has more than 750,000 subscribers in Europe, was launched in the U.S. this morning. The website, which allows users to stream unlimited music for a monthly subscription fee and up to 10 hours free of charge, has long been successful overseas but has faced grueling negotiations with the major record labels before it was allowed to launch in the U.S.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.