Some 50,000 iTunes accounts are on sale on TaoBao, the Chinese equivalent of eBay. Listings offer access to iTunes accounts priced from 15 cents to $30. One of the accounts could be yours.
An intrepid reporter for the Chinese Global Times, named Zou Le, broke the story. Le paid $5 for an iTunes username and password, and got access to credit card details and the address of an American iTunes customer.
The iTunes account sellers are advising TaoBao buyers to move within 12 hours to download apps, movies, games and music from the online store, after which the account is likely to be suspended.
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