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Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Sections 12(g) and 12(h)

November 7, 2006

Response of the Office of Chief Counsel
Division of Corporation Finance


Loudeye Corp.
Incoming letter dated November 7, 2006

Based on the facts presented, the Division will not object if Loudeye stops filing periodic and current reports under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including its quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. In reaching this position, we note that Loudeye has filed post-effective amendments removing from registration unsold securities under all effective registration statements on Form S-3 and S-8. We assume that, consistent with the representations made in your letter, Loudeye will file a certification on Form 15 making appropriate claims under Exchange Act Rule 12h-3 on or before the due date of its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2006.

This position is based on the representations made to the Division in your letter. Any different facts or conditions might require the Division to reach a different conclusion. Further, this response expresses the Division's position on enforcement action only and does not express any legal conclusion on the question presented.


Carolyn Sherman
Special Counsel

Incoming Letter:

The Incoming Letter is in Acrobat format.


Modified: 11/09/2006