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Old 10-04-2007, 08:06 AM   #6
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I think the solution has to be end-to-end, as it was in the music market. It has to include:

- an affordable, easy-to-use and effective device for reading (like the iPod was for music)
Check (sort of. affordable is relative.)

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- an affordable, easy-to-use marketplace to acquire content, with reasonable or no DRM (like iTunes and its store's not-too-hostile DRM)
Almost check

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- a user-friendly and efficient means to manage content (again, like iTunes)
Probably check (pending the new version)

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All of these pieces have to demonstrate such a clear value for the consumer that it will get them to choose deeply-ingrained habits.
Check (for me, anyway)

On this scale, Sony just about has it in the bag.
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