Apple’s App Subscription Service

To restate for the record – I really like Apple. But this subscription thing just reeks of a Microsoft-style land grab that screams “bad idea.” It’s a play by Apple to lock down everything in the digital media world. Here’s the thing: There’s a platform available where content producers can charge for their content if they wish, that allows them to publish tons of content, readily available on the iPad with audio/video content – and they don’t have to become subservient to Apple to use it.

Here’s a hint.