Can You Sell “Used” Digital Music?

Selling old vinyl or secondhand CDs is easy.  But what if you want to unload some digital files?

A number of companies have tried to create marketplaces for “used” digital music, but nothing has worked so far.  The latest is a company called ReDigi, which offers unwanted digital music at cut-rate prices.

But just like the recording industry once freaked out at selling used records, tapes and CDs, they’re freaking out over ReDigi.  

Read about how the service works and how the industry is trying to shut ’em down here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Can You Sell “Used” Digital Music?

  • November 15, 2011 at 11:24 pm
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    I'm not a fan of re-selling files.

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