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Apple facing antitrust probe over online music dealings

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

Sounds like the payola scandal, updated for the digital era …

The US Department of Justice has reportedly launched an antitrust inquiry into Apple and its music sales tactics, according to unnamed insiders speaking to the New York Times. Investigators have reportedly begun questioning members of the music industry about Apple in an attempt to determine whether the company is abusing its dominant market position. The probe is said to be in its early stages.