July 3, 2006

It’ll Make You Cry [2:55 pm]

So I’m not going to quote any of this disheartening recap of Sen. Ted Stevens explanation on how the Internet works and why net neutrality is the wrong way to go: Your Own Personal Internet (note: my Firefix has trouble with Wired News Blogs’ Flash banner ad; you may want to try a different browser to read it)

See also Senator Stevens Internet Forensics

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Chinese “Eating Their Own Dogfood?” [2:40 pm]

And not liking it much.  Given the draconian solutions that free market economies are brining to copyright infringement problems, the Chinese solutions will be interesting to see: Piracy hurting China’s own industries - pdf

Kingsoft Corp.’s English-Chinese dictionary program is used on most of China’s 60 million PCs. That’s the good news. The bad news: Kingsoft doesn’t make any money from it, because 90 percent of those copies are pirated.

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