Labels’ Itch for Higher iTunes Prices
“Two and a half years after the music business lined up behind the chief executive of Apple, Steven P. Jobs, and hailed him and his iTunes music service for breathing life into music sales, the industry’s allegiance to Mr. Jobs has eroded sharply.
“Mr. Jobs is now girding for a showdown with at least two of the four major record companies over the price of songs on the iTunes service.”
Jeff Leeds. Apple, Digital Music’s Angel, Earns Record Industry’s Scorn. The New York Times. Aug. 27, 2005.
Reuters. Apple, Record Labels to Face Off Over Pricing. News.com. Sept. 23, 2005.