Ballmer: iPod Music Mostly Stolen
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer used a gathering of press in London to further the company's claims to be a friend of the music industryand, in the process, attack the iPod.Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer used a gathering of press in London to further the companys claims to be a friend of the music industry and, in the process, attack the iPod. Ballmer claimed that Windows Medias digital rights management system was the best way for content creators to ensure they get paid, and added that "the most common format of music on the iPod isstolen." With the iPod the clear market leader in the hard drive-based portable music player category, Microsoft is attempting to push its digital rights management system as the ideal solution to the problem of piracy for content creators.
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