Disappointing indeed

I love Pandora! Particularly in the last year it has became my main music channel. However, today in Vancouver, as i typed the URL, i received the following message:

Dear Pandora Visitor,

We are deeply, deeply sorry to say that due to licensing constraints, we can no longer allow access to Pandora for most listeners located outside of the U.S. We will continue to work diligently to realize the vision of a truly global Pandora, but for the time being we are required to restrict its use. We are very sad to have to do this, but there is no other alternative.

We believe that you are in Canada (your IP address appears to be 142.179.108.32). If you believe we have made a mistake, we apologize and ask that you please contact us at pandora-support@pandora.com

If you are a paid subscriber, please contact us at pandora-support@pandora.com and we will issue a pro-rated refund to the credit card you used to sign up. If you have been using Pandora, we will keep a record of your existing stations and bookmarked artists and songs, so that when we are able to launch in your country, they will be waiting for you.

We will be notifying listeners as licensing agreements are established in individual countries. If you would like to be notified by email when Pandora is available in your country, please enter your email address below. The pace of global licensing is hard to predict, but we have the ultimate goal of being able to offer our service everywhere.

We share your disappointment and greatly appreciate your understanding.

Did I say disappointed?

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5 Responses to “Disappointing indeed”

  1. Leonid Says:

    Works here.

  2. Dima Says:

    That’s great… maybe it’s part of the conspiracy :)

  3. lisa Says:

    Your disappointment is delayed by about 6m months but I guess you actually had to travel out of the US to see that message!

  4. Dima Says:

    Well, it worked in IL, works in US, and everywhere else i didn’t have the time to check :)

    Jenny suggested this as an alternative.

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