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Remember how online music stores were going to route around the music industry? The pigopolists have barely got their feet under the table and already demanding more. The Wall Street Journal reports that the major five labels think that 99 cents per song is too cheap, and are discussing a price hike that would increase the tariff to $1.25 up to $2.99 per song.
The major labels want us to view the DRM-encumbered download services as the carrot to the legal stick. But paying more for less is a business proposition that has only worked for the record industry it has been able to make the previous generation of technology, such as vinyl, obsolete. It doesn’t have that option anymore. CD sales and “pirate” downloads dwarf DRM online downloads.
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