PAY THE FAT PIPER

“If Napster is shut down, it’s because, even though our users are willing to pay, the record companies don’t want to take their money.”

Napster interim CEO Hank Barry, whose billion-dollar offer to the music industry was dismissed as a few orders of magnitude too small, The New York Times, 21 February 2001

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TOTO, I DON’T THINK WE’RE ON AN HTML 4.0-COMPLIANT WEBSITE ANYMORE

“It’s like we’re television programmers who still use black and white because not everybody has a color television set.”

Web Standards Project cofounder Jeffrey Zeldman, explaining that whatever you may have thought, the Web is really about his and his fellow designers’ needs, News.com, 16 February 2001