Universal Music, the world
‘slargest record company, has launched the established media industry ‘sfirst legal action against user-generated internet sites in the wake of its distribution deal last week with YouTube, the most popular video-sharing website. —Joshua Chaffin —Universal sues video-sharing websites (FT.com)
Note that YouTube isn’t the one being sued. YouTube actually cut a deal with Universal.
I wonder whether part of the deal with YouTube sort of hinted with a wink that Universal should sue YouTube’s competitors.