Is iTunes illegal?
by RAYMOND BLIJD
P2PNet, publication date: 23 February 2005
"However, what makes this interesting is that making music available online is deemed illegal if done without a proper license. But those licenses might not even exist.
For example, CNET reported yesterday that the Russian Allofmp3.com is “illegal”. Although it had a license from the Russian collective agency, the agency isn’t yet recognized internationally and is struggling to meet those standards. Same goes for the Spanish Weblisten.com, as the report states.