Categories: copyright, DRM, p2p, SCO

What the Google Print debate exposes... Or: a sub-standard NPR Ethicist segment...

copyright, wtf?, policy, education
It's a testament to how strained copyright is to listen to this very crappy NPR Ethicist segment from Sunday's All Things Considered, [*"Google's Book Search Tool"*](http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5020954). It's painful to listen… more »

Copy protection infringing copyright?

copyright, hacks, open source, wtf?, secrecy, research, policy, DRM, legal
*([Cross posted][1] to the OSDDDI blog.)* To protect its own intellectual property, Sony BMG appears to be blatantly infringing the copyright of others. Undoubtedly, many of you have heard about the *[rootkit][2]* that is [installed on Windows P… more »

Technorati breaks into mainstream media?

blogging, feeds, wtf?, DRM
Like many, I watch my stats... I saw some hits to my recent post, [*"DRM can kill..."*](http://josephhall.org/nqb2/index.php/2005/11/05/drm_kills), from the [Washington Post](http://www.washingtonpost.com/) and was surprised. I mean, who gives a shit w… more »

DRM can kill...

music, copyright, hacks, wtf?, secrecy, p2p, DRM, legal
[Ed Felten] has been doing a great job of tracking the unfoling Sony BMG DRM/rootkit fiasco... and there's now some evidence that this rootkit can seriously comprmise system security. Prof. Felten [pointed out][1] that the company has claimed that their… more »

Jimmy Wales' talk at SIMS

copyright, open source, SIMS, berkeley, friends, podcasts, education
[Danah] was able to get [Jimmy "Jimbo" Wales] -- founder of [Wikipedia] -- for a talk at [SIMS] amid his very hectic schedule. The room was packed and I know even more who couldn't attend. Lucky for them, I recorded the talk (also lucky for them, Jimm… more »
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