“Steve Jobs is pretty smug about iTunes, but maybe he’s got it wrong. It’s at least worth exploring, because so far the tech industry has treated Apple Computer CEO Jobs and his creation of iTunes much the way the Hebrews treated Charlton Heston after he parted the sea of Jell-O in The Ten Commandments. Praise be Steve! He has saved us! Except now there’s a daring young Web site called Magnatune that’s asking some interesting questions about ways to finally create harmony between the Internet, music artists and consumers,” Kevin Maney writes for USA Today.
“It suggests that iTunes and all the similar 99-cents-a-song sites from the likes of Dell and Musicmatch are just a waylay on a longer path. Eventually, that path has to lead to a business model that stops the ongoing insane war between the music industry and its customers