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iTunes Music Service sells 275K tracks in 18 hrs

Via MacCentral: “Macworld UK recounts a Billboard report that Apple’s new iTunes Music Service sold about 275,000 tracks in its first 18 hours of operation.”
That’s what I always said regarding all those DRM-discussions: give people a decent means to buy music for a fair price, make all the good stuff available, and you’ll earn money. Fighting MP3 pirates is like fighting windmills. There are lots of people who only pirate because they can’t legally buy a single tune, and those are the ones you’ll end up earning money with. Don’t restrict them with funny file formats or no-CD options, and you’ll make a fortune. Any other efforts will only cost you. And people will hate you.

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