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Where can I obtain free ringtones without paying a subscription fee?

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2009-02-01 12:16:54

The first place to look for ringtones is your own wireless

carrier, contact them

Many of the ringtone sites are based outside the U.S, most of

them will NOT work with your phone and/or wireless provider.

Ringtones are protected by copyrights. the artist is due

a royalty for use of their work. If you download ringtones, check

that the web site is paying copyright fees to the copyright owners,

it will clearly say on the home page that they have secured all the

necessary rights to distribute the music in the form of a ringtone.

Ringtone sites that pirate music don't pay copyright fees and still

charge a fee to their users and are now targeted for music industry


Truly free ringtones are in public domain, and free of


Be aware of deceptive ads offering ringtones for free -

the ads in question offers one free ring tone to cell phone

customers who respond to ads via text message, but fail to inform

users that they would be subscribed to a monthly service

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