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BurnLounge Founder Rob DeBoer Launches cPrime  

According to FitsNews.com, former Burnlounge founder Rob DeBoer is now launching a new venture called cPrime which markets magnetic wristbands to athletes, claiming they will help them perform better athletically...

From FitsNews.com: “Three years after he was implicated in the BurnLounge pyramid...

Source: Npros.com


BurnLounge Founder Rob DeBoer Launches cPrime
Posted 5/2/2010


Burnlounge Lawsuit in Hands of US Judge  

The federal lawsuit that alleges former USC football star Rob DeBoer was involved in the pyramid scheme is in the hands of a judge.

Testimony recently ended in the case over Burnlounge, a New York online music store operator that attracted many investors from the Columbia area.

The Federal Trade...

Source: The State


Burnlounge Lawsuit in Hands of US Judge
Posted 1/13/2009



BurnLounge in Wired News  

Have you ever wanted to be a snarky record store clerk like the ones in High Fidelity, recommending the choicest cuts to a grateful and adoring public? People's Music Store lets you set up your own online storefront to sell up to 50 DRM-free albums from a decent range of high-quality electronica, ro...

Source: Wired News


BurnLounge in Wired News
Posted 12/15/2008



FTC Settles with BurnLounge  

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that one of the operators of BurnLounge, a digital music distribution service the agency had determined was actually a pyramid scheme, has settled charges and agreed to give up $20,000 in ill-gotten gains.

The FTC charged BurnLounge in June 2007 wit...

Source: Digital Media Wire


FTC Settles with BurnLounge
Posted 7/7/2008



BurnLounge on Wired Blogs  

You may remember a site called BurnLounge, which charged users upfront for a chance to make money selling other peoples' music, like a digital music version of Amway.

If your reaction to BurnLounge was anything like mine, you quickly became frustrated by chirpy, overenthusiastic strangers infiltra...

Source: Wired Blogs


BurnLounge on Wired Blogs
Posted 6/5/2008



BurnLounge ordered to surrender records  

Online music retailer denies judge’s allegations of pyramid scheme

A federal judge has ordered online music retailer BurnLounge to turn over its financial records and do away with a major part of its business plan that he called a “classic pyramid scheme.”

The New York company agreed to a prelim...

Source: The State


BurnLounge ordered to surrender records
Posted 7/11/2007



BurnLounge Reaches Compromise Injunction with FTC  

Order Allows Company to Continue Operation of New Model Unimpeded

BurnLounge, the world’s first fan driven digital download community, has come to a cooperative agreement with the Federal Trade Commission based on its recent decision to eliminate the network marketing portion of its business.

...

Source: TechWhack


BurnLounge Reaches Compromise Injunction with FTC
Posted 7/3/2007



BurnLounge and FTC Reach Compromise  

Digital music store provider BurnLounge announced on Thursday that it has come to a cooperative agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which several weeks ago branded the company's business model a pyramid scheme.

Since the FTC filed its complaint, BurnLounge announced that it would ab...

Source: Digital Media Wire


BurnLounge and FTC Reach Compromise
Posted 6/30/2007



BurnLounge CEO Resigns Amid FTC Probe  

BurnLounge CEO Alex Arnold has resigned from the multilevel music store company after the FTC branded the company a pyramid scheme and is seeking ot shut down.

BurnLounge co-founders Ryan Dadd and Stephen Murray along with the company's board unanimously approved the appointed of Alex Arnold's suc...

Source: Npros.com


BurnLounge CEO Resigns Amid FTC Probe
Posted 6/19/2007



Burnlounge Rep Sued by FTC  

Former USC football star Rob DeBoer confirmed Friday he has been sued by the Federal Trade Commission for his involvement with an online music retailer that is accused of being a pyramid scheme.

DeBoer said he is a retailer for Burnlounge, selling digital music on the Internet and the opportunity...

Source: The State


Burnlounge Rep Sued by FTC
Posted 6/10/2007



BurnLounge to Present at MUSEXPO 2007  

BurnLounge to Present at MUSEXPO 2007

Panel Presence to Coincide With BurnLounge’s Announcement of the Immediate Availability of Its Free Digital Download Stores and Social Networking Service

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at MUSEXPO 2007, Stephen Murray, co-founder, president o...

Source: Business Wire


BurnLounge to Present at MUSEXPO 2007
Posted 5/1/2007



Gary Slaight Joins Burnlounge Board of Directors  

NEW YORK, March 27 /CNW/ - BurnLounge, the world's first company to transform communities into marketers of music, entertainment and related products, today announced that Gary Slaight, president and chief executive officer of Standard Broadcasting Corporation Ltd., has joined BurnLounge's Board...

Source: CNW Telbec


Gary Slaight Joins Burnlounge Board of Directors
Posted 3/30/2007



Burnlounge on CScout  

Burnlounge gets a postive reference in this trendblog on CScout:

BurnLounge.com BurnLounge is a community-powered digital music service. BurnLounge provides music fans with the necessary software and an expansive catalog of music, to create and sell music (and fan merchandise) to peers from their...

Source: Cscout


Burnlounge on CScout
Posted 3/26/2007



ITunes and the coming Burnlounge storm  

Being stuck in the digital void that is Hong Kong, I can't access the iTunes store, so I have to find other places to shop for music.

My destination for now is insound. Let me count the ways.

They do the great thing of recommending music to you when you select what you like for your shopping c...

Source: CNET Asia


ITunes and the coming Burnlounge storm
Posted 3/18/2007



Music hub BurnLounge releases new version  

Well, the music offerings at South by Southwest are heating up, and we'll keep you posted on the good ones. I mentioned BurnLounge in a Hoooka, which is a start-up that lets you sell music through a MySpace widget. BurnLounge, which has been around for a while longer, has a similar model: create you...

Source: CNET Networks


Music hub BurnLounge releases new version
Posted 3/18/2007



Burnlounge unveils new offering at SXSW  

Previously, users who wanted to open a BurnLounge digital download store had to pay a franchise fee, and then oversee the establishment of satellite stores under their franchise umbrella, which led to many accusations of BurnLounge being a veiled pyramid scheme.

To circumvent this, the company ha...

Source: Music News


Burnlounge unveils new offering at SXSW
Posted 3/15/2007



BurnLounge to Revolutionize Digital Media  

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BurnLounge, the world’s first company to transform communities into marketers of music, entertainment and related products, today announced its revolutionary new digital download and entertainment software (BL2) as well as BurnPages, its innovative free social network...

Source: BUSINESS WIRE


BurnLounge to Revolutionize Digital Media
Posted 3/14/2007



BurnLounge to Launch Next Version of Software  

BurnLounge will launch the next version of its software – BL2 – in March 2007

openPR) - BurnLounge will launch the next version of its software – BL2 – in early 2007. This desktop application will transform BurnLounge from a digital music service into a fully-functioning and self-contained network...

Source: openPR


BurnLounge to Launch Next Version of Software
Posted 1/29/2007



Burnlounge Helps Global Relief Effort  

BurnLounge Helps World Vision Promote Global Relief Efforts Through Digital Music NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BurnLounge, the world's first community-powered digital music service, announced today that World Vision has joined the BurnLounge retail network to launch its own digital music store.

T...

Source: Business Wire


Burnlounge Helps Global Relief Effort
Posted 11/22/2006



Interview with Burnlounge CoFounder  

An Interview with Burnlounge Co-Founder Stephen Murray

DMW recently spoke with Stephen Murray, Co-Founder, President of Entertainment & Chief Creative Officer of Burnlounge, a New York-based community-powered digital download music service, to discuss their service and business model.

Click the...

Source: DMW


Interview with Burnlounge CoFounder
Posted 10/14/2006



Burnlounge Teams with Live Nation  

Live Nation Inks Deal With BurnLounge

Komfie Manalo - All Headline News Foreign Correspondent Los Angeles, CA (AHN) - Global events organizer Live Nation has entered an exclusive agreement with digital music service BurnLounge giving the latter's VIP members preferential treatment to Live Nation'...

Source: AHN All Headline News


Burnlounge Teams with Live Nation
Posted 8/20/2006



BurnLounge Launches Update  

BurnLounge Launches BurnLounge 1.0 - Creating a Powerful Digital Marketplace

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- BurnLounge, the world's first community-powered digital music service, announced today the launch of BurnLounge 1.0, a unique service that provides music fans with proprietary software and...

Source: Yahoo Finance


BurnLounge Launches Update
Posted 6/10/2006



Burnlounge Service Provider Stock Rises  

Earthport, the specialist provider of secure electronic payments services, rose 1 3/4p to 39 1/4p on hearing it has signed an agreement to become the global payments partner of US-based BurnLounge, the digital music service. Rumours also suggest computer giant Microsoft is close to Burn-Lounge and i...

Source: TMC Net


Burnlounge Service Provider Stock Rises
Posted 5/12/2006



BurnLounge  

Digital Downloads Offer Sucess For Indie Artists With the help of services like BurnLounge, indie artists like "Ball in the House."

Music group Ball in the House recently announced their launch of a digital music store through BurnLounge, the first community-powered digital music service that e...

Source: Rap News Network


BurnLounge
Posted 4/21/2006



Burn Lounge CEO Addresses Strategies  

BurnLounge Founder and CEO to Address Digital Music Strategies and Company's Business Model at Upcoming Events Wednesday April 5, 1:47 pm ET

Alex Arnold, Founder & CEO, BurnLounge, to Speak at the Urban Network Entertainment and Marketing Summit and the 2006 Harvard Business School Entertainmen...

Source: Yahoo! Finance


Burn Lounge CEO Addresses Strategies
Posted 4/8/2006



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