Chris Ahearn, President, Media at Thomson Reuters, has been watching and learning:
Blaming the new leaders or aggregators for disrupting the business of the old leaders, or saber-rattling and threatening to sue are not business strategies – they are personal therapy sessions. Go ask a music executive how well it works.
A better approach is to have a general agreement among community members to treat others’ content, business and ideas with the same respect you would want them to treat yours…
Perhaps EMI should think about approaching him?
[via John Naughton]