He's the exception that proves the rule. A few years ago, when he debuted
iTunes/iPod, the music iindustry was extremely pissed off at him. His basic
slogan was "Rip, Mix, Burn", which was equivalent of "F*** you" to the
Now he's their best friend because iTunes is so popular. They're now wanting
to jack up prices, but Steve is, again, telling them to go fornicate
He can get away with that stuff because he has a foot in both camps. That's
a very rare thing indeed.
On 9/13/05, Colm MacCarthaigh <colm at stdlib.net> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 08:13:49PM +0100, Braun Brelin wrote:
> > I know that. You know that. anybody with any ounce of technical sense
> > that. Studio execs *don't* know that.
>> What, like Steve Jobs?
> Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net>
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