This week, Microsoft announced a major change to its all-you-can-eat music download service. The new Zune Pass costs $14.95 a month and gives subscribers the right to download anything in the Zune marketplace. In addition, the monthly fee includes 10 song credits, which can be used for DRM-free MP3. Here's how it works.
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