“Pudge on Gruber on Amoroso on Steve Jobs”
|From:||Seth Dillingham||In Response To:||Top of Thread.|
|Date Posted:||Monday, February 19, 2007 8:31:14 PM||Replies:||0|
Steve Jobs wrote an essay about why he thinks the music industry should drop DRM (the 'feature' that prevents you from using music you've purchased at the iTunes music store on more than a few machines).
This greedy clown at Macrovision, Fred Amoroso, responded.
John Gruber translated Macrovision's response from “PR speak" to English. John's a funny guy.
Now Pudge, on /., has translated John's story from "Pundit-speak" to English. It's funny enough to have me laughing out loud most of the way through it.
Macrovision has been in the content protection industry for more than 20 years, working closely with content owners of many types, including the major Hollywood studios, to help navigate the transition from physical to digital distribution.
We've been helping and encouraging the entertainment industry to annoy its paying customers for more than 20 years.
I have an amazing power to state the obvious.
Very funny stuff. I'm glad that John linked to it himself, too.
(There's a lot more if you follow the link, that quote is just one part.)
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