Where have we heard this before…

These devices [iPods and other mp3 players] are just repositories for stolen music, and they all know it,” UMG chairman/CEO Doug Morris says. “So it’s time to get paid for it.”

Oh, yeah. From executives at the Big Monopoly, Real Networks, and other companies that can’t figure out how to make a profit from digital music.

Unfortunately, the CEO of Universal Music is not alone.

He’s just expressing the sentiment of all the big media companies: any customers who don’t want to let us control the materials we rent sell them are crooks.


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