Saw this coming and got out in February. Got a lot of friends there still and none of them are enthused by this ... unsurprisingly.
Hard to see it being anything other than a balls up.
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That was a happy few minutes of not working :-)
And reading the comments has taken more time.
And now I need to make up my own "What about kettle leads FFS" post - with youtube links etc
This could get me through to lunchtime ... Thank you El Reg for making Friday morning bearable.
Big thumbs up from me for the Maxell ad photo ....
If it helps I'm a "right technology for the situation" sort of guy. Running means MP3s on a shuffle, background music means MP3s via Sonos but actually sitting down and listening to music is done using vinyl and valves and wires and stuff
"Do you think Google would be any better? of course not. They're being investigated for monopoly abuse."
What have Google got to do with this? It's about Apple taking the piss with a court judgement in a case against Samsung.
Not to say that Google woul;dn't be just as bad ... and get a proper kicking here as well.
@Hasham - way to miss the point!
Nobody is complaining about him having or leaving money. The fact is he's left $6m and there will be more coming in from royalties. Why should more be made from advertising by people that didn't create the art if he didn't want it? He has left a good legacy - both musical (to all of us that want to appreciate it) and financial (to his family).