Amazon: Have A Digital Copy With Your Delicious Vinyl!
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SEATTLE (AP) - In an odd combination of old and
new, Amazon says that every time a person buys a vinyl record from its
online store, it will give that customer a digital version of the songs
The feature, called AutoRip, was launched in
January for CDs. The company has said it has boosted music sales.
Digital songs are stored in the customer's online storage account with
Amazon. Songs received this way don't count against that customer's
The new offer, announced Wednesday, extends to any physical albums bought on Amazon since 1998.
The digital songs can be played on a variety of
devices, including Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle Fire tablets, Android phones
and tablets, and Apple Inc.'s iPads and iPhones.
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