September 26, 2008 | By Hugh D'Andrade

minilinks for 2008-09-26

  • 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!

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