minilinks for 2008-10-03
MiniLinks by Hugh D'Andrade
October 3, 2008
- Passport Hack Resurrects Elvis
A hacker was able to access the personal data on an RFID passport, inserting the identity of Elvis Aaron Presley.
- House Limits Constituent Emails
A massive influx of public input on the bailout bill has led the House to limit emails in an attempt to prevent websites from crashing.
- Schneier Covers Privacy and the Presidential Election
On Oct. 6, Privacy Guru Bruce Schneier will discuss privacy and its role in the upcoming election at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., joined by other experts in law and technology.
- Congress OKs Research on U.S. Broadband Access
The Broadband Data Improvement Act requires the government to measure broadband access.
- "Free" Movie Not So Free
Michael Moore's latest film, "Slacker Uprising," was released free on the Internet -- but now Moore's lawyers are issuing takedown notices.
- The Song (Download Royalty) Remains the Same
iTunes breathes a sigh of relief as the Copyright Royalty Board rules that download royalties should remain at 9.1 cents per download.