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Earlier I wrote Applenomics, Or Why Steve Jobs Will Now Hate Me For Ever And Ever in which I dramatized the point of the six-month premature iPhone birth announcement.
And now USA Today reports Universal Music CEO enforces get-paid mantra on licensing:
Morris has already suggested, albeit guardedly, that his next target will be iPod-maker and No. 1 online music retailer Apple. With Apple’s licensing deal to sell Universal music on iTunes set to expire in May, Morris says, “There might be other ways to get paid.”
Hey, Morris, you schmuck! How about lower prices?!!? How about making money by getting more customers instead of by racketeering?
Steve Jobs will just wait your ass out, let your iTunes titles go dark, and gleefully watch as your Vivendi masters suggest you seek immediate retirement.
“No one ever got rich betting against Doug Morris.”
I’ll take that bet!
Tan earlier pleaded guilty to the charge under the Computer Misuse Act which says anyone convicted of securing access without authority to a computer for the purpose of obtaining computer services is liable to up to three years in jail, a 10,000 dollar (6,490 US) fine, or both.
Blew right through the old record!
Send me one of those ersatz iPhones you’re all gearing up to flood the galaxy with!
And let’s all remember that P2P iis our friend!
In a nutshell: DRM’s sole purpose is to maximize revenues by minimizing your rights so that they can sell them back to you.
Don’t cry for The Suits.
But now I realize it’s not about me me me.
It’s all about this this this.
Remember your connection!