Come the revolution, that wall is going to be very crowded…

I give you Doug Morris, CEO of Universal Music. For a CEO of a major producer of electronic media, Doug doesn’t seem to be too comfortable with the modern world. First of all, he knows exactly what we’re all doing with our iPods

“These devices 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.”

It’s not just the little plastic boxes we carry around in our pockets, either. Poor Doug is feeling a bit confused by pretty much everything that young people do these days. So what does he do? He sues MySpace

Before the suit was filed, Morris said, “The poster child for (user-generated media) sites are MySpace and YouTube… We believe these new businesses are copyright infringers and owe us tens of millions of dollars.” MySpace called the suit “meritless litigation.”

The Wired article mentions damages of up to $150,000 *per song*. I had no idea all those MySpace teenagers were doing so much damage to the world Emo economy…

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