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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Zune Pays to Share? Yes.

Posted by Darius Wey in "Zune Talk" @ 12:00 PM

http://www.gizmodo.com/gadgets/portable-media/confirmed-microsoft-to-reward-zune-song-sharing-214800.php

"When we last left off, the consensus was that Microsoft was still planning on rewarding song sharing with the Zune. Now we've got pretty much confirmation - unofficial, that is - that Microsoft is planning this feature. At a conference in Seattle this past Saturday, both J Allard and Christina Calio, both from the Zune team, talked about implementing such a system. The Zune team plans to reward people with Microsoft Marketplace Points, the same points you use on both Zune Marketplace and Xbox 360 Marketplace."


Courtesy of Artghost.com

So after all of last month's suggestions, it looks like you may get paid to share after all - paid in Microsoft Points, that is - although, I don't think it'll be as simple as it sounds. For example, Microsoft will have to put in some safeguards to prevent unauthorized sharing (i.e., spamming one's own secondary device). And how will offline users benefit from Points? So many questions, so few answers.


Tuesday, November 14, 2006

How to Request a Refund for Unused MSN Music Credit

Posted by Darius Wey in "Thoughts Media Off Topic" @ 09:00 AM

http://music.msn.com/help/music/changes

The remaining FAQs concerning the retirement of MSN Music have just been updated - namely, the steps to take to have unused MSN Music credit refunded to you. Read on for the details.



"I have a promotional pin or song certificate for MSN Music, how can I redeem my certificate?

You may request a refund for the value of your promotional pin or song certificate. To do so, first activate you pin or certificate by following these steps:

1. Go to http://music.msn.com/redeemgift
2. Login using your existing MSN Music account or select the Create Account option
3. Enter the PIN on the certificate

This will add the available tracks on your pin or certificate to your promotional account balance. Then request a refund for your promotional account balance by selecting the request refund link from the following page http://music.msn.com/user.

I have an unused promotional account balance with MSN Music, what should I do?

You can request a refund of your unused promotional account balance by selecting the request refund link from the following page http://music.msn.com/user. You will need to login in to your MSN Music account to access this page and request your refund."


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