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    Apple iTunes Radio’s Licensing Agreements With Indie Labels Emerge

    The licensing agreement between Apple and indie labels reveals further information about the planned iTunes Radio service.

    According to a copy of the document obtained by Billboard, Apple will not have to pay for any content during the beta launch of the service, which can last up to 120 days.

    The service will allow listeners up to six song skips per hour, if they do so in the first 20 seconds of the song, and will also allow Apple to forego any payments on song skips. Apple doesn’t have to pay for those song skips.

    Read the full story: Billboard