Amazon’s senior manager of digital music Scott Ambrose Reilly is taking up a new post in the company’s Kindle division, and he’s got some stern words for certain elements of the music industry in his farewell email. “A few of you have been a total pain in the ass and really should think about trying to make this business a better place once in awhile,” he writes. “Maybe listen to Elvis’ “If I Can Dream” on your way into the office. The music business and the world could use more positive energy.” He also takes a shot at Apple when listing his achievements. “11.5 million tracks available in six countries. All DRM-free which they said couldn’t be done just three years ago. How can I not be proud of the Daily Deal that has been so successful it riled the Cupertino beast?” Source: CNET
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