2002 September 6 Links [8:49 am]
(entry last updated: 2002-09-06 13:42:21)
When an unabashed Microsoft shill like David Coursey doesn’t like something from Microsoft, you know they’ve got an uphill row to hoe. And he hasn’t yet gotten to the DRM problems with the Windows XP Media computer-thing!
A high-profile Republican senator bolts over the amendments to the anti-counterfeiting bill extending its scope into the digital realm. Drew Clark puts together a comprehensive look at the pending copyright battles between Hollywood and the computer industry. And something new on the DeCSS front!?
(4 items listed below)
- David Coursey’s Anchordesk column today on this new Windows/HP box is stunning - in that even he can’t stomach the implications of it!
- Senator Allen of Virginia decides the Biden amendments to the anti-counterfeiting bill are a little too much to take. Are we starting to see some lines drawn between the hardware/software industry and the content providers? (ZDNet version)
- Law.com has an interesting article on issues in jurisdiction on the Internet involving DeCSS distribution: the case of Pavlovich v. Superior Court, County of Santa Clara, S100809. I need to check Bag and Baggage for more on this, clearly.
Update: Here are her thoughts.
- (via PoliTech) Drew Clark and Bara Vaida have put together a comprehensive look at the copyright fights facing Congress in this session, and probably the next.