"What we really need is for the legal department to slap a $2 billion fine on Apple over anti-competitive behaviors
Apple, Inc. could pay that out of their petty cash.
and forcing developers to use the App Store,
The only Mac App Store purchase (so far) was Angry Birds for the MacBook. Everything else on the Macs here is third party or non App Store Apple/Mac apps (Aperture, iWorks, for example).
not to mention not making music purchased on iTunes work on other music players."
iTunes tracks have been DRM free for years. Oh, you have DRMed iTunes tracks? Burn a CD, rerip as MP3. No DRM. iTunes DRM was REQUIRED by the RIAA, not Apple.
FUD failure, there, Slappy.