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Wal-Mart to Begin Selling DRM-Free Music

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It doesn't matter how much DRM-free music EMI Group PLC. and Universal Music Group make, if nobody sells it, there's no point. Thankfully, Wal-Mart realized this, and quickly remedied that problem. For $0.92 per song, or $9.22 per album (slightly less than iTunes, Napster, and other competitors), you can get yourself DRM-free songs from the previously mentioned record labels. Songs will be distributed as Windows Media Audio (WMA) files, and there is no mention as to what the bit-rate will be.

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WALLY-WORLD FTW! They always have the coolest stuff!
 

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Actually its less expensive than iTunes, which is $1.99 a song for drm-less music.
 

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yay walmart!! Itunes isn't even really DRM-free, it imbeds your name and is an ipod format.
 

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Well if 99 cents is the defacto price, walmart always sells for less, so Id like to see 89 cents be the price from them.
 

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Somebody should probably mention that Wal-Mart only carries edited music in their library. No Explicit content at all.
 

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Somebody should probably mention that Wal-Mart only carries edited music in their library. No Explicit content at all.
So, a music gift card for an 11-13 y/o's birthday would be perfect then!!!! :p


That has its ups & downs.
 

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So, a music gift card for an 11-13 y/o's birthday would be perfect then!!!! :p


That has its ups & downs.
Oh yeah, I'm not saying it's a completely bad thing, but I'm sure more than a few people here would've been upset to find out the songs they just bought were edited.
 
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Correction - iTunes DRM-Free music is $1.29. Still more expensive.