Apple makes iTunes customers an offer they can’t refuse

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CUPERTINO, CA - With all the hoopla surrounding Apple's sweet announcement about the iPhone 6 and the watch, you may have missed rock&roll band U2 giving their new album away for free.

Free music from U2!! Whoo-hoo!

Everyone loves free stuff, right?

Wrong!

It seems Apple made iTunes users an offer they couldn't refuse.

'Songs of Innocence' magically appeared in the online accounts of half a billion iTunes users--whether they liked it or not.

The Twittersphere exploded with confusion and complaints like this one:

'Just found the new U2 album in my iTunes library and now I understand the scene in The Godfather when dude finds a horse head in his bead.'

Ok, that might be a little dramatic, but you get the point.

Some view the automatic download as an aggressive marketing assault.

So, you might be wondering how to remove the so-called 'U2 virus' off your phone.

Well, you can't.

You can delete the songs from your device, but it remains in the cloud, and that's got users singing a whole different tune.

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