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SpiralFrog's turmoil, in missives

E-mail exchanges between SpiralFrog managers and financiers, obtained by CNET News, shed a bit more light on power struggles and frustrations over the company.

By August 11, 2009

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How turf wars and miscues crippled SpiralFrog

Before the doors closed at the once-promising start-up, money got tight, and the payroll went unpaid. Management squabbles made a bad situation even worse.

By August 11, 2009

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Why are old SpiralFrog users getting spammed?

Records show that the founder used a copy of users' e-mails to help compensate at least one former salesperson, who then sold the list.

By August 11, 2009

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SpiralFrog dogged by DRM issues, unhappy investors

Some investors of shuttered site are questioning how assets are being sold. At the same time some users are angry about losing their music.

By May 27, 2009

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SpiralFrog owes $34 million. Investors get nothing?

A group that loaned funds to the now defunct ad-supported music service will get any money generated from asset liquidation.

By March 22, 2009

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SpiralFrog DRM music to play 60 days, then vanish

Ad-support music service is dead and in two months its music will die, too. Is this more proof that DRM sucks or are customers too demanding of a freebie?

By March 20, 2009

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Requiem for a frog: SpiralFrog shuts down

The pioneering ad-supported music service--once considered a possible threat to iTunes--quietly ceases operations Thursday.

By March 19, 2009

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SpiralFrog faces management crisis, unclear future

Once a standard-bearer among ad-supported music services, the company's management may lose control of the company, sources tell CNET News.

By March 16, 2009

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SpiralFrog's deal with Warner Music is half-baked

Free-music service gains publishing rights. But without recording rights, it's still a long way from offering Warner's songs. Meanwhile, SpiralFrog reverses course on publicly reporting earnings.

By March 31, 2008

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SpiralFrog gets loan extension, fortunes still look bleak

Music service gets an extra year to pay back $7 million in loans. Company still offers songs from only one top music label.

By March 17, 2008