Linux.com: What DRM-free iTunes Means for Linux Users
Apr 05, 2007, 00:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Apple will soon begin selling audio tracks through its online
store that are playable on Linux systems--but you still will not be
able to purchase them on Linux.
"At a press conference in London yesterday, Apple and music
label EMI announced that starting in May the iTunes Store will
offer tracks from select EMI artists in unencrypted AAC format,
encoded at 256Kbps instead of the 128Kbps of standard iTunes Store
fare. The unlocked, higher-bitrate songs will also be priced 30
percent higher than their restricted-format brethren..."