iTunes Store DRM Free. Variable Pricing Goes Live.
As of yesterday all the tracks on iTunes are DRM Free. Yes all! Also all songs on the iTunes Store are now at 256kbps AAC encoding, which according to Apple is indistinguishable from the original recordings.
With the death of iTunes store DRM comes variable pricing. There are three options for someone (record labels?) to set the songs at for purchase. $1.29, $0.99, and $.69. There doesn't seem to be many that have changed from the $0.99 price point yet although there are a few at $1.29. There is also at least one