PURE PLAY, NO PAUSE OR REWIND

“We are on the path to becoming a very well-funded pure play in one of the hottest sectors in the consumer technology market.”

Roxio CEO Chris Gorog, on selling off the software business that provided most of his company’s revenues in order to keep its Napster service running, San Jose Mercury News, 10 August 2004

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THE DIVINE RIGHT OF BROADCAST NETWORKS

“[The number] kind of went right back to where God intended it to be.”

Alan Wurtzel, NBC’s president of research, on the sudden reappearance of millions of young men in front of their television sets, as reported by the Nielsen ratings, The New York Times, 9 August 2004