Monday, June 23, 2014

Know Your Enemy

"We think it is wrong for YouTube to threaten to ostracise certain independents ... because they are unwilling to surrender to a take it or leave it ultimatum."

BPI chief executive Geoff Taylor weighs into the stand-off between YouTube (well, parent company Google) and some indie labels. It's not like the BPI to stand up for the little guy, or indeed anything much other than their own self-interest. This, after all, is the organisation whose deputy chairman once charmingly described the music-buying public as "greedy, thieving, conniving bastards, every last one"...

No comments: