Just caught the latest post from Derek Sivers.
It’s about his deal with Apple when they wanted all the music from CD Baby for iTunes. It’s behind the scenes happenings you expect may happen, but are always surprised when it actually does. .
….I flew home that night, posted my meeting notes on my website, emailed all of my clients to announce the news, and went to sleep.
When I woke, I had furious emails and voicemails from my contact at Apple.
“What the hell are you doing? That meeting was confidential! Take those notes off your site immediately! Our legal department is furious!”
There was no mention of confidentiality at the meeting and no agreement to sign. But I removed my notes from my site immediately, to be nice. ..
Check out the whole blog here.