SFBG Radio: Why iCloud sucks

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Today Johnny talks to Bob Pfeifer, former music industry executive, about how iCloud will simply continue the decline in the value of music -- and in fact, amount to amnesty for illegal music piracy. Check it out after the jump.

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Comments

Much ado about nuthin'

Posted by Guest on Jun. 09, 2011 @ 11:53 am

Listening to this, very impressed that, without even bringing up the technical terms, you guys covered some major economic concepts. Good show.

Posted by Johnny Venom on Jun. 09, 2011 @ 12:17 pm

Good show. Great insider perspective. So the prediction is, this is going up in a cloud shaped like an apple.

Posted by Guest with stinky socks on Jun. 09, 2011 @ 10:05 pm

Great info on this topic. You almost have to applaud Apple for the innovative methods they come up with for taking suckas money and keeping the record labels in the game.

Posted by Rodcore on Jun. 10, 2011 @ 11:08 am

You don't buy an iCloud, and they own have 15 million songs available for download. They've actually sold billions of songs, and they're definitely in the black.

Dear goodness, do some research before sounding so confident in your misguided opinion.

Posted by Guest on Jun. 11, 2011 @ 3:45 pm

Apple says that ITunes has "generated" billions of dollars.

If one had to pay for the use of those songs and then administrate the application, those are expenses that reduce the revenues generated.

I generate a million dollars in sales at my job, does that mean I made a million dollars?

No.

Posted by Guest on Jun. 12, 2011 @ 6:57 am

HumanSwitchboard dot com is the site (as mentioned in the interview) "all around good guy?" convicted felon too. do a google. hello!?

Posted by Guest SFSon on Jun. 12, 2011 @ 10:23 pm

Uh "All around good guy" Johnny? He was in jail for wiretapping and is a felon now. do a google search. or look at the site of the band you mention in the interview
HumanSwitchboard dot com

Posted by Guest SFSon on Jun. 12, 2011 @ 10:24 pm