Hot on HuffPost Tech:

See More Stories
AOL Tech

Eminem Suing Apple... Again

Eminem Sues AppleWith his quick descent into complete irrelevance, Eminem has taken to stirring up controversy and attention any way he can. His latest tactic -- suing Apple... again.

Last time Eminem took the company to court Apple still had 'Computers' at the end of its name. That case was over the use of the mega-hit 'Lose Yourself' in an iPod ad. Now Eminem is claiming that Apple is selling his music through its iTunes online music store without his permission.

Eminem's music, while published by Eight Mile Style LLC and Martin Affiliated LLC, is distributed through Universal. iTunes sells the rapper's albums as part of its arrangement with Universal, but Eminem claims that express permission must received via Eight Mile Style and Martin.

This is part of a larger shift in sentiment that publishers -- not the labels -- should have the final say in whether or not music is distributed online.

From Beta News

Related links:

Tags: apple, breaking+news, eight mile, EightMile, eminem, itunes, top, universal



Add your comments

Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments.

When you enter your name and email address, you'll be sent a link to confirm your comment, and a password. To leave another comment, just use that password.

To create a live link, simply type the URL (including http://) or email address and we will make it a live link for you. You can put up to 3 URLs in your comments. Line breaks and paragraphs are automatically converted — no need to use <p> or <br /> tags.