[opendtv] Re: News: NBC chief says Apple 'destroyed' music pricing

  • From: "John Willkie" <johnwillkie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 10:07:02 -0800

I have seen Japanese TV.  There are some interesting dramas and news on NHK,
but mostly it's game-show drivel.

It occurred to me that this strike might be an interesting time to launch
new programs using alternative distribution schemes.  Might tend to limit
the strike, even.

There is no content oligopoly.  There are limited numbers of distribution

It's a stretch to say that this raises prices.  Compared to no product?

John Willkie

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nombre de Craig Birkmaier
Enviado el: Monday, November 05, 2007 4:54 AM
Para: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Asunto: [opendtv] Re: News: NBC chief says Apple 'destroyed' music pricing

At 10:06 AM -0700 10/31/07, John Willkie wrote:
>Though the USA car companies now have to compete internationally and
>have fallen on hard times recently.  Many monopolies peak in power after
>coming to the public eye invokes government involvement.
>If the entertainment industry follows the same model they are in serious
Not sure if we want the entertainment industry to follow the auto 
industry lead...

Have you ever watched Japanese TV?



Seriously. Try getting a show onto a broadcast network, or any 
multi-channel distribution system.

Then try to tell me that we do not have content and distribution 
oligopolies working together to control competition and to inflate 
the price U.S. citizens pay for their entertainment fixes...

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