miniLinks for 2006-10-18
MiniLinks by Danny O'Brien
October 18, 2006
- New DRM Adds Unwanted Unfeature Shock
New DVDs designed to not play on computers.
- Innovative New Internet Tax
In India a fiber connection is not a service; it's selling
taxable "light energy."
- Spyware for Swiss Cops
Swiss law enforcement gives nod to backdooring software that
will "indetectably" redirect VoIP packets, turning on mics
- One Laptop per Libyan Child
Negroponte's project provides 1.2 million computers to
- China Unblocks Wikipedia
Too useful to filter. But could they fork it?
- Florida Court Previews, Passes "Bully" Game
Court refuses to block publication of game.