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Don't repeat the mistakes of the music industry….

cbn.gifYet more coverage of my keynote for the Society of Cable Telecom Engineers in Tampa last month:

In his breathless keynote address kicking off the conference, Carroll warned cable officials against making the same kinds of mistakes that the music industry made when it fought tooth-and-nail against unauthorized MP3 downloads from the Internet. Instead, Carroll called on cable executives to embrace such new products and services as portable media players, peer-to-peer file-sharing and Internet-delivered telephony. Contending that “the geeks will always win because they can always rewrite the code,” he urged cable officials to view the new technologies as market opportunities to be exploited rather than competitive threats to be squashed.

Read the full article over at the Cable Digital News site

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