|| Monday, 18th February 2008
The Crepevine, SF.
A chill has just entered my heart. No idea why, what or how.
Perhaps someone within the family, close & extended, is having
difficulties. Perhaps it’s just cold in the Crepevine.
Morning listening: Miles, Arnold & Grumpy Ludwig.
09.52 Chez Sistery
Linked by the Sidney
on DGM News today…
Gibson, media correspondent Monday February 18, 2008
companies bank on Brit award bounce
boost welcome to counter piracy losses
Piracy? Is this a relative term? Like…
you = a simple error while doing business to counter decline of
us = copyright violation & theft?
I find this a little rich when DGM faces ongoing concerns
with under-accounting from EMI & BMG of serious proportions, and both EMI
& Sanctuary put KC material up for downloading, even where permission for
this was explicitly denied.
Ged Doherty, chief
executive of Sony BMG in the UK and Ireland and chair of the Brits organising
committee, has vowed to overhaul the image of the awards.
The image of the awards, and the image of the industry,
don't mean much to me. What is of greater value, and of immediate practical
effect, is the behaviour of the
industry. Like, prompt & accurate accounting.
The Four Pillars of The Ethical Company
transparency + straightforwardness = honesty
accountability + owning-up = responsibility
distributive justice + fairness = equity
common decency = goodwill
Own up time?
18.12 Sister gave her
Brother a lift…
… through the Panhandle, site of mucho music in the Haight
… past the Japanese Centre with adjoining hotel, site of
Crimson habitations since the early 1980s…
… and dropped me off…
… in front of…
… Fields Book Store
The one book I intended to buy had recently been sold. I
left with a pile of unintended acquisitions. Patricia collected me & took
the scenic route home I…
… in the Frippmobile…
… before returning to the Sunset…
A relatively quiet evening for me. Sister is exceptionally
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