Friday, November 12, 2010

Sivers & Jobs

Fantastic post by Derek Sivers on the Day Steve Jobs Dissed Him. It's great on many levels. Check it.

"By iTunes saying they wanted everything, then their competitors needing to keep up, we were in! Since the summer of 2003, every musician everywhere can sell all their music in almost every outlet online. Do you realize how amazing that is?
But there was one problem.
iTunes wasn't getting back to us.
Yahoo, Rhapsody, Napster and the rest were all up and running. ButiTunes wasn't returning our signed contract.
Was it because I posted my meeting notes?
Had I pissed-off Steve Jobs?
Nobody at Apple would say anything. It had been months..."