| From: Colm Buckley <colm at tuatha.org>
| Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 12:36:27 +0100
| The important thing to remember about Sony is that they are far
| from being a single monolithic company; they're more like (to
| use someone's memorable phrase) "a cluster of companies flying
| in formation". [ ... ]
I've heard variatons along the lines of “helicopter pilots
flying jets in formation”.
I've no idea about Sony, but in some Big Corp.'s a unit
that is not doing too well is effectively subsidised by
the units that are doing grand. hence, boycotting just
the “evil” bits may be not be as effective as a general
boycott (barring exceptional events like a total collapse
in the unit's sales &tc).
and this is definitely OT (IMHO).
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