minilinks for 2007-06-25
MiniLinks by Hugh D'Andrade
June 25, 2007
- Former FISA Judge Criticizes Wiretap Program
Judge Lamberth says "you can't trust the executive."
- Video of Judge Lamberth's speech:
- Justice Dept. vs. States on Phone Privacy
Can the feds stop states from investigating whether telcos
helped the NSA spy on Americans?
- Google Transparency
Google's new Public Policy Blog discusses... Google's
- Google Asks Government to Fight Censorship
Are free speech restrictions also trade barriers?
- DRM-Free Sales Boom
EMI reports that sales of some albums are up as much as
350% now that MP3 tracks without DRM are available.
- DRM Rises from the Dead
The Blu-ray Disc Association is promoting the use of DRM on
- Googling for Downloads
Music downloaders are circumventing P2P restrictions at
universities by using Google instead.
- iPhone Lowdown
Preventng iPhone owners from installing software may hurt
- My Career as a TV Freeloader
A Slate article describes how to tap into the neighbor's
- Censorship and the DMCA
How console manufacturers can shut down games they don't
- An Obituary for Weedshare
A radical way to buy and share music that never took off.
- Vonage and Spam
Vonage is harvesting names from their refer-a-friend
program to send spam promotions.
- CAN-SPAM With Nifty Web App
Mailinator enables you to retrieve email without providing
any personal data.