Friday, October 07, 2005

iTunes for video? Don't hold your breath

iTunes for video? Don't hold your breath
CNET, publication date: 06 October 2005
"Not surprisingly, the panelists expressed little sympathy for the music industry and its plight with illegal file sharing. Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks and a high-definition TV venture, said lawsuits against consumers are mainly a way for the recording industry to distract people from the fact that their business is in decline. 'They need a boogeyman,' he said.

Fellow panelist Michael Powell, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, put it another way: 'Hiring lawyers is easier than innovating.'"

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