My family and I have both Microsoft's music rival Zune as well as several Ipod music players. So I found the following story about the music industry's upcoming attack against ITunes interesting. The story can be found here: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/7d62cb62-c38c-11dc-b083-0000779fd2ac.html.
Here is the beginning of the news report: Bruised music majors back iTunes rival
By Joshua Chaffin
Published: January 15 2008 19:16 | Last updated: January 15 2008 19:16
Next month's Super Bowl will feature a sales promotion that is audacious even by that event's over-inflated standards: Amazon.com, the largest online retailer, will offer as many as 1bn free downloads from its new digital music store in partnership with Pepsi and singer Justin Timberlake.
The promotion represents a coming-out party for the Amazon MP3 service, which launched in September. But it also poses a question: is a viable competitor to Apple's iTunes digital music store finally on the horizon?...