Doug Morris is supposed to be the music industry's hard-liner.
The chairman and CEO of Universal Music Group, Morris yanked music videos off Yahoo and sued MySpace for copyright infringement. He threatened to pull songs from Microsoft's online music store unless Bill Gates forked over a $1 for every Zune music player sold. He seethed over Apple CEO Steve Job's refusal to let him and the other label execs set song prices on iTunes.
So why is he now offering Jobs a plum of a deal?
Morris has approached Apple with an idea to offer a device … Read more