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Apple to End Music Restrictions

Jan 07, 2009, 03:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, Phil Shiller delivered the speech, traditionally given by Steve Jobs.

""Over the last six years songs have been $0.99 [79p]. Music companies want more flexibility. Starting today, 8 million songs will be DRM free and by the end of this quarter, all 10 million songs will be DRM free," he told the crowd.

"Apple has also revised its pricing structure, offering a two-tier system with songs available for $0.69 and $1.29. Prices will vary slightly in the UK."

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