Justice Department Looks at Amazon's "MP3 Daily Deal"

The U.S. Department of Justice has begun asking questions about what Apple's role was in the recent scaling back of special music discounts and promotions at Amazon, according to two high level music industry sources. The sources said investigators have begun speaking to a number of digital music retailers and top record labels about Apple's response to Amazon's "MP3 Daily Deal" a promotional offer created around newly released singles or albums.