BUSINESS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Warner Music To Mobile Biz: Help, Please!

Our fellow blog pundits are having a laugh at Warner Music Group's Edgar Bronfman Jr. today, based on a speech he delivered yesterday at a wireless convention in Macau (link to full text pdf at end of this story). The punchline: Clueless record executive dude admits he was totally wrong about everything: Apple (AAPL) is great, DRM is bad, everyone should share their files for free! Etc.

And indeed, Edgar does admit that the music business screwed up years ago by not moving quickly and proactively when faced with the original Napster. But that's not a huge admission these days. More interesting is his call to the mobile business: Please help us sell music via cellphones - ASAP.

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