Napster Ready for iTunes Rumble

Medford, Cassimir
May 2008
Red Herring;5/20/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of the first MP3 music store of online music service Napster which will be free of restrictive digital rights management (DRM) protection and free compete head-to-head with Apple's iTunes. Napster is only the second MP3 music store to offer storewide DRM-free tracks. With its MP3 store Napster's music can now play on the iPod and the price to download a single track is at what is practically the industry standard of $0.99, and albums start at $9.95.


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