But why? Full story and analysis at AllThingsD:

Apple is talking to the music labels about a streaming music service along the lines of Pandora, says The Wall Street Journal. Industry sources I’ve talked to say that’s correct.

Apple is supposedly asking for more permissive licenses than the ones Pandora gets — ones that would let you play the same song multiple times, for instance — and those should cost more than the ones Pandora has.

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