Sony - DIS-Connect
Apple Online Music Store: CHECK
Microsoft Online Music Store: CHECK
Sony Online Music Store: …
I have written about Sonys Online Musice „Store” Connect before. Basically, it is too late on the market, to cumbersome to use and just plain sucks.According to PaidContent.org, the suffering has an end:
Sony Connect … will be winding down its music and video services in the next couple of months, and focus on servicing the Playstation group on the technical needs
Few things are unclear: whether Sony Connect brand will remain after this restructuring; and whether SonicStage software will continue.
So, IF you are a Connect Customer, make sure you have a CD/MP3 backup of the music you bought. You can’t be sure if you can redownload or get the „certificates” any more. Did I mention, that DRM is bad for the customer?
Let me leave you with the immortal words of Rob B:
Something ain’t right; Here we go; If you make sure you’re connected; The writing’s on the wall: