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File sharing firm BitTorrent and DJ Shadow team up to make money
File sharing firm BitTorrent and DJ Shadow team up to make money

BitTorrent, the massively popular file sharing service, may be the last place music executives would go to generate profit for their artists. But the San Francisco company is looking to change that -- and the future of music distribution. On Tuesday, BitTorrent launched a product with DJ Shadow aimed at generating revenue for the company and the hip hop artist. Here's how it works: BitTorrent is offering its 150 million users a free download of content from DJ Shadow's new album, "Hidden Transmissions." The download includes three tracks, archival video from DJ Shadow's performances and photos -- all for free. Here's where the money comes in: Downloaders have...

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