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Apple to win music pricing war?

Apr 24, 20061 min
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It looks as if Apple is set to win another big victory for music lovers as major record labels are expected to abandon their demand for higher song prices on iTunes.

Steve Jobs has dug in his heels on Universal, Warner Music, SonyBMG and EMI North America’s collective desire to have iTunes charge more for some songs, say those from U2, and less for others, think Lou Bega.

Given iTunes’ dominance and success, insiders say the suits are likely to give up the ghost on variable pricing instead of pulling their catalogs from the lucrative music download service.

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Via The New York Post