minilinks for 2008-10-23
MiniLinks by Hugh D'Andrade
October 24, 2008
- Hollywood (Unintentionally) Agrees with EFF
The MPAA's response to an EFF blog post unwittingly validates our point -- that the MPAA's legal attack on RealDVD is about controlling innovation.
- Record Label 'Infringes' Own Copyright
A donation-based record label that distributes its music for free had its site taken down for copyright "infringement."
- Interim Spying Report Kept Secret
Why did the NSA mark a "public" report on wiretaps as "classified" instead?
- NSA Spy Boss: We'll Investigate
Reports of NSA employees listening in on soldiers' private conversations has let DNI McConnell to launch an investigation.
- "Security Theater," With Your Host, Bruce Schneier
The Atlantic gets tips from Bruce Schneier on how to outwit airport security -- with minimal effort.
- Another Win for Cached Content on Search Engines
In Parker v. Yahoo, a judge rejected claims that the search engine was infringing when it stored copyrighted material in its indexes.
- Feds Use Trademark to Seize Gang's Identity
A crackdown on the Mongols gang barred the gang from wearing their trademarked name.
- Privacy of Leaked Documents
WikiLeaks describes the ways leaked documents can be traced back to