To file share music is illegal, period. There is nothing to discuss. - Per Sundin, CEO Universal Music Sweden.
No wonder why change is so absent. When the highest chief of the biggest company in the business in my part of the world doesn’t want to discuss the most important change in recent history we have a problem.
The origin of the quote is that a Swedish newspaper referred to a shortend version of the latest Metallica album on The Pirate Bay. The review concluded that the edited album was better than the orignal.
Well, again. The music business will never be vital and prosperous in the future if it doesn’t want to understand and discuss the contemporary era and the paradigm shift it is in the middle of. It’s like the internet strategist Björn Jeffery is writing: “Imagine having a discussion about the industrial revolution and not understanding the concept of electricity.”