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CBS bought in 2007 for $280m (?173m), one year before it acquired as part of its $1.8bn (?1.1bn) purchase of the CNet Group. was launched by Michael Robertson and Greg Flores in 1997 as a legal music-sharing service.

In 2001 it faced lawsuits for its streaming service before being acquired by Vivendi Universal in May that year, thereafter being sold to CNet in 2003.

CBS Interactive Music Group president David Goodman revealed was now set ...

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