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Subject: Iger's response to Markey Date: 2/4/2013 11:16 PM
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I know I'll probably be in the minority here, probably a minority of one, but I was disappointed by our CEO's angry response to the letter over that wrist-band thing. The congressman who initiated the concern over privacy didn't seem too out of line; indeed, in this day and age, there probably should be an overabundance of caution vis a vis privacy issues.

What got me most was Iger's insulting tone, especially his assertion that the congressman and staff could easily have gotten all the answers they wanted via public information. If a congressman or a judge or anyone like that is concerned about something, then the only responsible thing to do is to check directly with the source...you can't rely on what's beenw written as it could be erroneous. That's the procedure. If Markey had taken something out of context that was in the public information, then he would have been told by Iger that he should have been courteous enough to check with Disney before being irresponsible.

But Iger essentially stated in his letter that no one has the right to question Disney. Again, I have to use the word disappointed...I don't think there was anything wrong with Markey's conern (although his letter probably was a bit strong, too). Iger usually has a cool demeanor; I thought this was out of character for him. Then again, you have to wonder what his temperament is actually like behind the scenes.
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