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In a move sure to excite fans too dumb to operate LimeWire and too lazy to rip a CD in iTunes, Led Zeppelin have announced plans to sell their entire catalog online in all major digital-music stores (meaning iTunes and three or four other ones that no one has ever heard of). At last, the letter-writing campaigns and petitions have paid off — finally, those clamoring to spend $0.99 to hear “Kashmir” encoded in glorious 128kbps will be sated! (The subtle point we’re trying to make here is that this announcement means pretty much nothing, but you will likely read about it 900,000 more times before lunch today).
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