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Old May 15, 2016, 10:59 AM
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Hi everyone,

Probably a dumb question, but is there a particular procedure for updating a dead/moved link for an album available for download on the Web? I'm assuming the procedure is simply to replace the dead link, but I wanted to make sure since there's the "OOP" tag for sites that have an entry for an album but no longer sell it.

Sorry if this has been answered somewhere, and thanks in advance.

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Old May 20, 2016, 07:52 PM
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Hi everyone,

Probably a dumb question, but is there a particular procedure for updating a dead/moved link for an album available for download on the Web? I'm assuming the procedure is simply to replace the dead link, but I wanted to make sure since there's the "OOP" tag for sites that have an entry for an album but no longer sell it.

Sorry if this has been answered somewhere, and thanks in advance.
Is this a link to an authorized digital album download on the web? If not, it should be deleted, since VGMdb doesn't support piracy.

If the link was to authorized digital album download on the web, it should be replaced if a replacement link is available. If there is no replacement, it should be deleted.

There probably isn't an OOP for digital albums, because theoretically the rights holder can make it available again more easily than a physical album, where the "Out of Print" (OOP) name originates.
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Old May 24, 2016, 07:42 AM
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Alright, that's what I figured, thank you for your reply. And don't worry, I fully understand VGMDB's policies regarding unauthorized copying of music. The link in question this came up regarding actually pertains to one of my own albums. Thanks again for the information.
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Hey Wally.

I changed the dead link for your "Retro Racer Original Soundtrack" from the Bukket Games website that is gone to your personal website.
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Old May 24, 2016, 09:23 AM
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Oh fantastic, that was the exact album, thank you kindly!
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