Liner Notes: Universal Decides To Send Out Subpoenas Instead Of Valentines

Feb 14th, 2007 // 3 Comments

- Universal Music Group is ready to unleash more lawsuits on any companies that won’t play by its rules. Get ready for more Doug Morris bellyaching! [Billboard.biz, via Coolfer]
- The Bonnaroo lineup is now “official,” meaning that the Web page someone found yesterday has finally gone live. [Bonnaroo]
- Factory Records founder Tony Wilson has been diagnosed with cancer, and has had one kidney removed. [NME]

  1. Ned Raggett

    The company will not shy away from suing social networking sites and is using its royalty-bearing licensing deal for Microsoft’s Zune player as a template for future deals, he said.

    Color me unimpressed.

  2. beta.rogan

    Bummer about Tony Wilson.

  3. Chris Molanphy

    Gotta hand it to Billboard, for a straight-up industry story, “UMG Ready For More Innovative Deals And Lawsuits” is a pretty snarky headline.

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