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Mercury News: to start music service

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By Dennis Lloyd

Publisher, iLounge
Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2003
News Categories: Digital Media

“ will unveil a new music download service next Tuesday with a $40 million promotional campaign and launch celebration in New York’s Times Square.

Like the iTunes Music Store, will sell individual music tracks without collecting an up-front monthly subscription fee; even though it has yet to secure licensed music from all five major record labels, knowledgeable sources say.”

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I wonder what apple’s response to this will be.  Will they ramp up delivery date for the Window’s iTunes?  I hope so.  I’ve told all my windows friends how great the iTunes Music Store is…and how they should “switch.”  I hope I didn’t shoot myself in the foot.

Posted by ipodder in Austin, TX on July 15, 2003 at 12:35 PM (PDT)

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