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'Marketplace' Report: Universal and iTunes

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'Marketplace' Report: Universal and iTunes

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'Marketplace' Report: Universal and iTunes

'Marketplace' Report: Universal and iTunes

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The world's largest music company, Universal Music Group, has declined to sign a long-term deal with Apple's iTunes. Universal is frustrated with the Apple's pricing terms for individual songs and iPod's incompatibility with other music services.

Bob Moon of Marketplace talks with Madeleine Brand about Universal's showdown with Apple and what this means for consumers.

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