NBC’s bluff has been called by Apple, and its content has been yanked from the iTunes store. This despite NBC making up a huge percentage of the store’s business. As usual, the contention is the network wanting to charge more for the downloads than it would for a higher-quality DVD box set. I’d go off on my usual greedy-bastards rant here, but this analyst puts it far better than I ever could:

“Bottom line? Apple’s looking good here, championing users,” wrote Michael Gartenberg, a tech analyst Jupiter Research. “Sometimes I think God put video content guys on the planet to make the music guys look progressive and visionary.”

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