Speaking to members of the press in London recently, Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said that “iPod users are music thieves,” according to Silicon.com. “Billing Microsoft as the good guys and Apple the villains of the piece–at least as far as corporate America, rather than users, is concerned–Ballmer said: ‘We’ve had DRM in Windows for years. The most common format of music on an iPod is ‘stolen.'”