Jobs Jabs Again, This Time at Napster

Appleis CEO Steve Jobs has turned from knocking Disney CEO Michael Eisner to crying foul of Napsteris new subscription service, Napster-to-Go. The iTunes Music Store competitor is suffers from a basic "streaming hack," where a user can record, in an unprotected format, the playback of a copy-protected file.

The Los Angeles Times reports that Mr. Jobs sent an email directing label executives to a website promoting the stealing of music downloaded via the Napster-to-Go service, writing, "Thought you should know if you havenit heard about this."

In response, Napster CEO Chris Gorog sent an email highlighting digital rights management (DRM)-stripping software that removes Appleis FairPlay copy-protection.