minilinks for 2007-09-07
MiniLinks by Hugh D'Andrade
September 7, 2007
- At Rapleaf, Your Personals Are Public
A new generation of search engines scans personal data from social
- Open Government Without Shutting Doors
The draft "European Convention on Access to Official Documents" has
- Ballot Machines Malfunction in Scotland
More than 140,000 ballots were apparently spoilt in Scottish
- California Blocks RFID Implants in Workers
The State Senate votes to ban "forced tagging of humans."
- New Business Models in the Recording Industry
The new head of Columbia Records has some interesting ideas.
- Know Your Rights, These Are Your Rights
What should you do when the RIAA comes calling?
- Debating the First Sale Doctrine
EFF Senior Staff Attorney Fred Von Lohmann in a podcast discussion
of "promo CD" sales.
- Science Fiction Writers of America Abuses the DMCA
A Cory Doctorow novel and other non-infringing works were ordered
taken down by the SFWA.
- Is It a Bird, or Is It a Plane?
The UK is using unmanned drone helicopters for festival
- Cute, Orwellian Cartoon Cops
Animated virtual cops are policing the web in China.