“Online auction giant eBay Inc. will allow some customers to buy and sell digital music files as part of a pilot program that could piggyback on the success of Apple Computer Inc.’s iTunes service. San Jose, Calif.-based eBay said an unspecified number of ‘preapproved’ users could conduct digital music transactions in eBay’s new ‘Digital Downloads’ category for the next 180 days. Executives will then determine whether to formally enter the market,” Rachel Konrad reports for The Associated Press.
“‘We don’t want to blow this out of proportion — this is a pilot program to see if there’s even any demand,’ said eBay spokesman Hani Durzy,” Konrad reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: Formats? Presumably determined by the seller. As of this article’s post time, eBay shows zero items found in Digital Downloads.