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Bono Addresses U2 iTunes Album Controversy
U2’s album Songs of Innocence was forcibly made available to every one of the 500 million+ users of iTunes for free. You would think the world would be excited about free music, but many were upset when the album was automatically added to the “purchased” section of their music libraries.
The disruption caused a lot of conversation around consumer consent, and fellow musicians even claimed it devalued the music.