(entry last updated: 2002-10-31 12:04:44)
I love this concept – a truly clever marketing trick and a message all in one!
Sounds like at least some of the lobbying at the FCC is working out. Microsoft media technologies in a new venue. And our friends at the Berkman Center are keeping after the DMCA!
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CNet reports that FCC chair Michael Powell is hearing at least some of the arguments suggesting that the current spectrum allocation schemes are completely out of step with the current state of the technology.
- CNet also reports on an upcoming demonstration of Microsoft Media technology – at the cinema. The article also discusses the other formats employed in the past, including the Lucas experiments with Attack of the Clones. Ifg you are wondering how the process of digital projection works, launch the demo from the TI digital light processor (DLP) WWW site and be awed by the fact that such a microelectromechanical machine works at all!
Ben Edelman‘s suit for declaratory judgement in his research into web-blocking technologies with Jonathan Zittrain gets a write-up at ZDNet. See more at the Berkman Center WWW homepage and at the ACLU’s page on the case
David Coursey, chief Microsoft apologist at ZDNet, gets a partner in this David Berlind writeup wherein he defends the upcoming Office 11 incompatibilities in the name of security.