Apparently NBC wanted a bigger slice of the (Apple) pie

Surely by now you've heard of the big split-up between NBC and Apple. I think it's actually getting more attention than when Brad and Jennifer broke up. You'd think that by now that the waters would have calmed down, but sadly the mud-slinging seems to have only just begun.

New allegations against NBC have surfaced that accuse them of trying to grab a cut of every iPod sale. NBC Persident Jeff Zucker has been quoted as saying "Apple sold millions of dollars worth of hardware off the back of our content and made a lot of money. They did not want to share in what they were making off the hardware or allow us to adjust pricing."

Personally, I think that NBC has a point here. What would Apple's iPod sales be like without content from companies like NBC? In fact, what would television sales be without NBC? They should be getting a cut of every TV sold. They also sell DVDs of their hit shows, so why not get a cut of DVD players too?

The Breakup: NBC Wanted a Slice of iPod Revenue [via dailytech]