Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Rolling Stone: better late than never

Probably only ten years after the rest of the world, Rolling Stone has decided that the war on file sharing was a bad move, and sent an ironic thanks to record executives for the war on mp3s:

It must have cost a bundle in future revenue, but don't worry - computers are a fad anyway, and the Internet is just plain stupid.
The note is handwritten. If you look, you'll notice that Rolling Stone still capitalise the "i" in "internet". Perhaps this explains why they're only now going 'hold on - this attack on Napster might be an own-goal'.

Rolling Stone, though, have embraced the internet. On the page promoting the current issue, there's this link:
See more stars getting naked on the cover of Rolling Stone.