Suing Is Easy, Innovating Is Hard
from the writing-on-the-wall dept
One of the panels at this week’s Web 2.0 conference in Seattle went over a topic we visit regularly: the failure of entertainment companies to adapt to new technology. They really didn’t cover any new ground, rehashing ideas that are pretty clear to most everybody outside the entertainment industry, but ones that very few inside it seem to get. Former FCC chair Michael Powell summed up the crux of the matter, though, quite succinctly: “Hiring lawyers is easier than innovating.”
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…in other news, it has recently been noted that the sky is blue, and that the ocean is often wet. that’s all folks.
Re: ...move along
Something about this article reminds me of “Apple vs. Microsoft” on the discussion of “iPod” patent infringements… Hmmm
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I love the word crux.
And the point of telling us that someone else is going over stuff we’ve already covered is…?