miniLinks for 2006-08-08
[ Since the dawn of history, EFF has been running a summary of news links from around the Web, both as a section in our regular newsletter EFFector, and as a mini-blog on our website. These days, many sites have rolled their own "linklogs" into their main blog feed, so we thought we'd do the same. If you've been subscribed to the miniLinks RSS feed, you might want to switch to DeepLinks (RSS feed here), where you'll find miniLinks now continuing as a regular feature. We'll be dropping updates of the separate miniLinks feed shortly.]
- Going Digital
Warner announced that 11% of their sales are digital...
- Kicking and Screaming
... even as they still persist in suing P2P tech companies.
- Privacy Rights Clearinghouse Praised
Beth Givens gets some exposure on her excellent privacy work...
- Not that Kind of Privacy Clearinghouse
...while AOL Research releases twenty million searches by over 500,000 users.
- Cybercrime Treaty Passed
The treaty allows the global application of other nation's online surveillance laws -
- Hong Kong Passes New Spying Law
Allowing, one day, the harmonization of Chinese and USA surveillance regimes?
- A Five Minute Guide Against DRM
Linux Journal gives unvarnished arguments against digital rights management.
- Committee offers Brochure to Sell Telecoms Bill
While the Senate provides (then hastily hides) a glamorous brochure for its DRM-laden Telecoms bill.
- Copyrighting Fashion
- perhaps in preparation for copyright hitting the fashion industry?
- Netting Net Neutrality
Hacking the Net Neutrality debate, Dan Kaminsky premieres a tool at DEFCON to detect content-biased networks.
- First to File, Last to Pass
The latest Leahy-Hatch Patent Bill takes yet another look at patent reform.
- Single Laugh Licensing
Meanwhile, IP lawyers show comedians how to sue over joke infringement.