Why tech firms are out of tune (09 Jan 2004)
This revolution is clearly not about people taking control, as Fiorina claimed - it is about the entertainment cartel exerting even more control over what we, the people, can do with its expensive and often over-rated products.
It's about restricting our freedom to use digital content in ways that fit with our lifestyles and choices. And it is about forcing us to pay more, and repeatedly, for stuff that we want to watch or listen to.
It is also, crucially, about limiting our freedom to play with the stuff we've bought.
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