minilinks for 2008-09-26
September 26, 2008
- Spore Makers Sued for Duplicitous DRM
Game maker Electronic Arts is facing a lawsuit for the use of copy protection that secretly installs a restrictive program on a user's computer.
- ISP: It's Impossible For Us to Stop Illegal P2P
A Belgian ISP, ordered by a court to stop illegal file-sharing, now says that effective filtering is impossible.
- Analysis on EFF's Case Against the NSA
ArsTechnica's Julian Sanchez has some thoughts on the implication of EFF's new case against the government.
- MySpace Music Debut
MySpace has teamed up with four major labels to offer unlimited streaming music supported by advertising.
- Chrome for Privacy Fanatics
A spinoff from Google's new browser, called Iron, offers to make protecting user privacy the browser default.
- The End of Video Sharing?
NBC says it has been successful in protecting videos, and has managed to keep the Olympics and recent SNL skits from popping up on YouTube.
- Encryption Mandatory in Nevada?
A new law appears to require that all transmissions over the Internet be protected with encryption. How times have changed!
- Wiretap This!
A supporter has put our new NSA wiretapping graphic on a shirt — all proceeds to be donated to EFF!