“It was only a matter of time, but I didn’t expect the price hike to come on the same day,” Matt Rosoff writes for CNET.
“I can’t imagine Amazon’s excited about raising prices in a recession–they’re probably responding to price increases by the record labels, which were made possible by Apple’s capitulation,” Rosoff reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: Apple was forced into the music cartel’s tiered pricing scheme in exchange for DRM-free tracks. When the greedy music label idiots will figure out that all of the tracks (and then some) are already available via BitTorrent DRM-free, for free, is anybody’s guess.