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Apr 12, 2001


Yesterday, we noted that iTunes Match was appearing to go live in a number of countries around the world, with users being able to sign up for the service in their local currencies but reporting that the feature was not yet functioning properly. The rollout appears to have been premature, as Apple has been refunding early customers and notifying them that the service is currently available only in the United States and Brazil.

Apple now appears, however, to moving closer to an official launch in a number of countries, as users are beginning to report that they are being prompted to accept new iTunes Store Terms and Conditions addressing iTunes Match legalities today.
Terms and Conditions and Apple Privacy Policy

The changes we have made to the terms and conditions include the following:

- Notification of an additional type of previously-purchased content that may be subsequently downloaded to certain computers and devices as an accommodation to you, subject to existing association rules; and that such content may be played back on certain devices that are not subject to existing association rules, with limitations;

- New terms have been added that govern your use of iTunes Match, whereby you may pay a subscription fee to access certain content remotely, subject to existing association rules and usage rules, and explain that such content may be accessed on certain devices that are not subject to existing association rules, with limitations; and

- New terms have been added that explain that use of iTunes Match requires collection of certain information from your iTunes library which shall be associated with your Account.
So far we've seen reports of the new conditions rolling out in Canada and the UK.

iTunes Match debuted in the United States in mid-November and expanded to Brazil earlier this week as part of a broader Latin American expansion for iTunes Store music and movie content.

Update: We've also received reports of the new terms and conditions going live in Germany and the Czech Republic. In addition, the "iTunes Match" link on the front page of the iTunes Store has now gone live in Canada and the UK.

Article Link: Apple Rolling Out New iTunes Terms Ahead of International iTunes Match Debut [Updated]


macrumors 68040
Apr 13, 2009
Northumbria, UK
I can confirm the new T&Cs were displayed here in the UK when I was downloading a free app (SoundHound) from the 12 Days of Chrismas app. Which in itself was strange as I thought the giveaways didn't start until 26th December.


Staff member
Apr 2, 2008
UK just showed for me and the iCloud link under the store link has appeared.


macrumors member
Aug 11, 2009
iTunes Match showing on my sidebar and in the iTunes Store page but its asking me to sign out and in any time i try to add my computer. I'm in the UK and I bought it earlier today.


macrumors regular
Sep 20, 2009
Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPod; CPU iPhone OS 5_0_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Mobile/9A405)

While buying GTA 3 I got the new terms and conditions here in NZ. Good timing too as we just upgraded to an unlimited plan :D


macrumors 68000
Apr 15, 2010
iTunes is gathering information about my library! :D

Also redownloading previously purchased TV shows is now available in the UK (as someone above mentioned!).

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