Legal Issues

by Mike Masnick

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fraud, gift cards, itunes, price change


Apple Sued Over Gift Cards That Claim $0.99 Per Song

from the do-they-want-to-get-paid-in-gift-cards? dept

As we all know, back in April, Apple changed its iTunes pricing policy so that not all songs are $0.99. Now, some are $1.29 (and somewhere, we're told, there are a few that are $0.69). However, Apple has now been sued by a couple who claims iTunes gift cards are misleading, because they were sold claiming that iTunes songs are $0.99. The lawsuit claims that this is fraud on Apple's part, but I have a pretty difficult time believing this case gets very far.

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    ChurchHatesTucker (profile), 26 Jun 2009 @ 5:45pm

    Re: Re: The frak?

    "Not a great analogy. If all songs were available at the .99 rate and in enhanced versions for the 1.29 rate, I'd agree. iTunes doesn't work this way, however."

    So what? You can't sell anything at a higher price once you issue a gift card?

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