I've got a whole city to hold down

September 21, 2004

Like radio?

"By licensing playlists from various local radio stations," the AP reports, Microsoft has created audio streams that mimic those stations, minus the DJs and - if you pay Bill Gates - the ads. Each "station" is named "Like (whatever station)," e.g., "Like WSUX 99.9 FM."

Here's a list of the Chicago corporate radio behemoths now being ripped off at a computer near you.