Finally, A Download Price War!

“Facing competition from Apple Computer’s iTunes service, will lower the price to download songs from its Rhapsody music service by 20 cents to 79 cents, marking the latest move by paid music services to attract and retain new ears. For the price, listeners can download and burn from among more than 200,000 songs. Unlike users of Apple’s iTunes, who only pay 99 cents per song, customers also pay a $10 a month subscription fee.” The news is significant, because it indicates that the public is interested enough in legal download services to make the price war necessary.