Category Archives: copy protection

The Law and User Content

YouTube Copyright System Gone Mad, EFF Prepares to Suehttp://www.nytimes.com/external/readwriteweb/2009/02/03/03readwriteweb-youtube_copyright_system_eff_action.html EFF Legal Victorieshttp://www.eff.org/victories/ Free Culture, Lawrence Lessighttp://www.free-culture.cc/ YouTube, AP, Hurting Fair Usehttp://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2009/02/05/youtube-ap-hurting-fair-use YouTube’s automated copyright violation identification system, ContentID, has gathered increased attention recently. As Lessig writes in his book, Free … Continue reading

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Internets: Division through location, langauge

Japanese Social Media Prism http://asiajin.com/blog/2009/01/31/japanese-social-media-prism/ AP IMPACT: Fake 911 calls difficult to prevent http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=100121162 Network Neutrality advocates promote the web as the largest source of free information and argue it must remain that way. Promoting network neutrality in 2007, now … Continue reading

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Not So Much Read Together: DRM and Amazon

Apple cuts copy protection and prices on iTuneshttp://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99048006 Amazon takes on Apple with copy-protection-free musichttp://www.usatoday.com/money/media/2008-03-25-sony-music-service_N.htm The Rise And Fall Of The Music Industryhttp://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=99312293 The Futre of Readinghttp://diveintomark.org/archives/2007/11/19/the-future-of-reading Amazon found, by many accounts, good success in a competitor to Apple with … Continue reading

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