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Beam Me Some Tunes, Scotty

USA Today: Homegrown Satellite Radio Software Draws XM Fire. Catching Blondie’s reunion tour broadcast at 4 in the morning wasn’t an option for XM satellite radio subscriber and single father Scott MacLean. So the 35-year-old computer programmer from Ottawa, Ontario, wrote a piece of software that let him record the show directly onto his PC hard drive while he snoozed.

Will the RIAA go after people who copy music from the radio – satellite or otherwise? I’ve posted XM Satellite contracts on the web site. You can also find Sirius Satellite Radio contracts as well as ARTISTdirect contracts.