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Apple Computer Enters Online Music Venture

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Apple Computer Enters Online Music Venture

Apple Computer Enters Online Music Venture

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Apple Computer hopes to lure music listeners away from free music-swapping sites. Its iTunes Music Store draws from the five major record labels and offers more than 200,000 songs at 99 cents a song. In a major concession to consumer demand, there's virtually no copy-protection. NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Melissa Block explain.