Odeo’s Evan Williams and the Craigslist guys speak in Oxford

I would have blogged “live” from “Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford 2005” at the Said Business School in Oxfrod, but, incredibly enough for a school jam packed full of eager young MBA students who want to be the next Google/Flickr/etc, there is NO Wi-Fi. You have to jack in via Ethernet. Apparently they don’t want their students to be building the next Napster during lectures. I did manage to take

iTunes “only” on 54 per cent

According to The Register an Xtn Data study suggests that iTunes, at 54%, has the biggest digital music market share in the UK, while Napster has 10%, Wippit 8%, MyCokeMusic 6%, MSN 5%, Virgin Digital 3%, Tesco 2%, Woolworths 2% and HMV Digital 1%. However, the figures are not based on sales or subscription figures, but on a poll of 1,000 consumers about awareness of the brands themselves. The study

DRM CDs are turning music away say retailers

Really? You don#039t say. Copy-protected CDs are turning music fans off record buying say retailers in the US. Thus retailers themselves are starting to consider throwing out DRM#039d CDs. Great news for fans – bad news for firms like Sony, who are still reeling from the Rootkit debacle. Today they are trying to exchange Rootkit CDs and provides free MP3 downloads. But the horse has long bolted on this scandal,