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[ EEPI-Discuss ] Record Labels Want Cut from iPod, More from iTunes & Sat Radio


   After Apple CEO Steve Jobs' comment on Tuesday that record companies
   were "greedy" for pursuing higher song prices at the iTunes Music
   Store, Warner Music Group CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. on Thursday shot
   back by saying that not only will the record industry pursue
   variable pricing for songs, but it also wants a share of iPod


   Mr. Bronfman also turned up the heat on the Sirius and XM
   satellite radio networks, saying that they received "a seven-year
   license at vastly below-market rate to allow that business model
   to occur. There is no reason for their content cost to be
   one-tenth of what everyone else is paying ...

Lauren Weinstein
lauren@pfir.org or lauren@vortex.com or lauren@www.eepi.org
Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800
Co-Founder, PFIR 
  - People For Internet Responsibility - http://www.pfir.org
Co-Founder, EEPI 
  - Electronic Entertainment Policy Initiative - http://www.eepi.org
Moderator, PRIVACY Forum - http://www.vortex.com
Member, ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
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