Of course, he misses the point, and does not follow the blogoshpere. I’ve been preaching and predicting DRM-free music for almost 9 months now. The reality for the record companies is that they have missed their opportunity to really control the digital market because they were to intent on leaching every penny from every music sale.
Jobs is only a recent convert to the DRM-free movement. Many people have been pointing out the inability of the recording industry to get their head around not suing their customers for using their product. A few kids and parents copying music is not the same as real pirates that produce cut-rate copies of the various artists, and trying to recover those lost sales is akin to slitting their own throats.
Via: CNET News.com – Parsing Steve Jobs’ alternative views of the future