Apple removes Nazi anthem from iTunes store

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Apple has removed a Nazi Party anthem from the German version of its iTunes online music store, a spokesman for the US firm has said.

The marching song "Horst Wessel Lied," named after a young party activist killed in 1930, was the unofficial anthem of the Nazis.

The availability of Nazi anthems on iTunes and internet retalier Amazon was first reported by the Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung daily on Wednesday.

Apple's iTunes store also sold songs and albums of neo-Nazi bands banned by the government, the newspaper reported....

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