The music industry wasn’t real happy when Steve hammered out his deal with the music industry but they went along figuring it would be a good test and they had control. The rest of the computer industry figured this was another one of his dumb ideas that would fall on its ***. It wasn’t revolutionary... just elegant. And it was obviously wildly successful. So what the hell? The rest of the industry obviously wanted their piece of the action. Or as Walter Huston (Howard) said... ‘Ah, as long as there’s no find, the noble brotherhood will last but when the piles of gold begin to grow... that’s when the trouble starts.
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