The FreeDB import feature is currently broken due to FreeDB.org being switched over to MAGIX (whatever that means). This switch was less than elegant since it seems that the old port 888 method for retrieving the CD info and web searches have been switched off.
Currently the MusicBrainz server uses the old port 888 method, so we need to code the server to retrieve data via HTTP. freedb2.org has web searching features, so we’re going to be switching over to use them instead of freedb.org.
In the meantime, you can use the track parser to import CDs from FreeDB. Sorry for the inconvenience!
UPDATE: Seems to be working now. Let’s see if things hold.
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