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Nothing will change for UK, US and Germany but users from other countries will have to pay a subscription fee of 3 euros to be able to use the Last.fm radio, says an announcement on Last.fm's blog.

The reason is apparently that:

These are the countries in which we have the most resources to support an ad sales organization, which is how we earn money to pay artists and labels for their music. We are focused on the US, UK, and Germany as key markets, with the help of the CBS Interactive salesforce and our own sales team here in London. Our headquarters are in the UK and we’ve always had a strong presence in DE.

And so we’ve made the decision to focus on these markets for free streaming radio. We are still available worldwide and while listening is subscription, all the other rich content on the site is still free.

wrote a Last.fm official in a comment on their blog.

There will be a 30 track free trial to convince users to start paying for the subscription. Everything else on Last.fm (scrobbling, recommendations, charts, biographies, events, videos etc.) will remain free in all countries, like it is now.