Friday, August 11, 2006
- Sure-fire long bet: there's an 85% probability of Doc being in airport limbo somewhere when unnerving events are going down. Glad he and all his fellow travelers are only a little frayed and otherwise fine.
- C.E. Petit on orphan works.
- Jeneane is right, this Viacom/Google deal is big, though certainly not for everyone: "The site owner will be able to insert a version of the Google video player that will display these clips. Programming played will change from day to day, to encourage repeat viewing. As a result, Web site owners cannot link to a specific clip - say, a certain episode of 'SpongeBob' - and write comments about it, as many do with clips on YouTube. Still, the site owners will get something YouTube has never given them: regular payments based on the advertising revenue generated on their sites."
- Secrecy News, Recipients of "Leaks" May be Prosecuted, Court Rules: "The Judge ruled that any First Amendment concerns regarding freedom of speech involving national defense information can be superseded by national security considerations."
- Laura Wood on Generation Pirate.
- From the Berkman Center and Digital Media Project: The Digital Learning Challenge: Obstacles to Educational Uses of Copyrighted Material in the Digital Age
- TechCrunch, Web 2.0: The 24 Minute Documentary.
- Mitch Ratcliffe, NuJournalism: "[A]t the end of the month the size of a check expresses something, but not necessarily our success in being informative or accurate."
- CNET interviews blogger-behind-bars Josh Wolf.
- eWeek examines the possible legislative fallout of AOL's search data dump.
- CIO.com: "The DVD Copy Control Association, a movie industry party, plans to soon cut back some of the copy restrictions that have hindered the legitimate 'burning' of digital films to blank DVDs—a move that represents big Hollywood studios' increasing willingness to sell downloadable films that can be legally transferred to discs..."
- [Update:] Peter Hirschberg's Night at the Movies session from AlwaysOn Hollywood.
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