Sony Pictures CEO Micheal Lynton said this during a breakfast co-hosted by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and The New Yorker this past Thursday:
I’m a guy who doesn’t see anything good having come from the Internet, period. [The internet] created this notion that anyone can have whatever they want at any given time. It’s as if the stores on Madison Avenue were open 24 hours a day. They feel entitled. They say, ‘Give it to me now,’ and if you don’t give it to them for free, they’ll steal it.”
Read More for my take on why he and Sony are doing it wrong.