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Apple Accused of Profiting from Whitney Houston’s Death

Apple has been accused of profiting from Whitney Houston's demise to earn some extra pennies by increasing the cost of the late singer's most popular songs on iTunes - a move that did not go down too well with music enthusiasts, especially the diehard fans of the deceased singer.

The price for Houston's Ultimate Collection album of 2007 has been raised from £3 to £7.99, reported Digital Spy. Whitney's fans reported that they were unable to download the album at the advertised price as it seems that a price update was on the cards already. Disgruntled users said that Apple should be ashamed of committing such an unethical act intended just to enhance the company's profits.

One customer said, "To say I am angry is an understatement and I feel it is just a case of iTunes cashing in on the singer's death, which in my opinion is totally parasitic", reported the Daily Mail.

According to Metro Whitney's ‘I will Always Love You' has topped the iTunes chart since she was found dead in her Los Angeles hotel room on Saturday afternoon. As it stands, seven of Whitney's records are currently in the Top 10 list of Amazon's best sellers.