play “brinksmanship” with the DoJ: Microsoft CEO: State Sanctions Would Destroy Windows. Idiots. It would destroy Windows because as a direct result of the previous anti-trust problems Microsoft made it so – totally their choice, and with this in mind in the first place. They tried to innoculate themselves by intertwining the browser with the OS. They now think that people didn’t realize that they were trying this all along, and that they can now scare people with the idea. I just hope the DoJ and/or the dissenting states have the pills to call their bluff.
Archives for March 2002
: Song for BBEdit. “BBEdit//I confess// I love you// You suck less.”
working, travelling on business, and having lots of fun last weekend with some out of town guests, it seems that the music industry is finally starting to implode. High-profile columnist Steven Levy has weighed in with “The Customer is Always Wrong” in Newsweek, and a bunch of stars of yesteryear held a big show to protest record company contracts. What was the old line? You shouldn’t look a gift horse in the mouth? Well, if the gift horse is massive direct distribution via Napster you probably shouldn’t. Maybe the stuff that Albini and Love started hammering on a while back is finally going to stick.