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Compact Discs, LPs, cassettes and similar products:
Recordings embodied in a physical medium.
37 CFR 385 Subpart A

Downloads
Permanent Digital Downloads (PDDs):
A download that can be retained and played permanently, like songs downloaded to your PC or phone.
37 CFR 385 Subpart A


Ringtones:
Recordings downloaded to your phone that play when someone calls.
37 CFR 385 Subpart A

Subscription Services
Standalone Non-portable Subscriptions, Streaming Only:
Subscription services accessible on desktop computers that only play music when a live internet connection exists.
37 CFR 385 Subpart B (2008 Settlement)


Standalone Non-portable Subscriptions, Mixed Use:
Subscription services accessible on desktop computers that play music whether the computer is online or offline.
37 CFR 385 Subpart B (2008 Settlement)


Standalone Portable Subscriptions, Mixed Use:
Subscription services accessible through portable devices such as mobile phones.
37 CFR 385 Subpart B (2008 Settlement)


Bundled Subscription Services:
Subscription services sold together with another product (such as a mobile phone) for one price.
37 CFR 385 Subpart B (2008 Settlement)


Free Non-Subscription / Ad-Supported Services:
Services that offer streaming music to end users for free.
37 CFR 385 Subpart B (2008 Settlement)

Locker Service and Other New Media Offerings
Paid Locker Service (Subscription Based):
Service that provides continuous access for internet connected devices to recordings purchased previously by the end user.
37 CFR 385 Subpart C (2012 Settlement)


Purchased Content Locker:
A service offered for free to purchasers of permanent digital downloads, ringtones or physical records from a qualified seller of such products that allows the purchaser access to digital versions of the purchased content from an internet connected device.
37 CFR 385 Subpart C (2012 Settlement)


Limited Offering (Subscription Based):
(a) Subscription service that offers a very limited catalog of music such as music of a particular genre or from a limited playlist or (b) a service that offers streams of preprogrammed playlists.
37 CFR 385 Subpart C (2012 Settlement)


Mixed Service Bundle:
The sale of permanent digital downloads (PDDs), ringtones, locker services or limited offerings together with a non-music product (such as a mobile phone or internet service) for one price.
37 CFR 385 Subpart C (2012 Settlement)


Music Bundles:
The sale of two or more of the following products together for one price: physical records (e.g. CDs, LPs), permanent digital downloads (PDDs) or ringtones.
37 CFR 385 Subpart C (2012 Settlement)


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