Some people are upset about the Microsoft-Universal deal that gives Universal $1 for each Zune sold. Some are calling for a boycott. The controversy stems from the reasoning behind the deal. Doug Morris, the CEO of Universal Music Group, has been quoted saying:
These devices are just repositories for stolen music, and they all know it. So it’s time to get paid for it.
If you don’t like being accused of being a thief, you should obviously buy an iPod instead of a Zune.
This sticker is present on every iPod sold:
For comparison, the Zune sticker:
Hey, wait a minute… Let’s get started doing WHAT?