Apple iTunes Launch Event; 600 Million iTunes reports on iTunes vice-president Eddy Cue's speech at the iTunes Austrlia launch.

According to Cue, the Australian iTunes launch was one of the biggest international launches, and focuses heavily on local and independent labels.

According to Cue, it was important that the Australian iTunes music store was built for and by Australians because the domestic music industry is so strong.

Cue acknowledged that Sony BMG was not a part of the iTunes Australia launch, as previous rumored. Also reported is that Apple has sold over 600 million songs worldwide.

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