2002 September 9 Links [12:17 am]
(entry last updated: 2002-09-09 15:00:18)
Another hay fever night.
Bruce Perens is out of HP because he tickled the dragon’s tail. Salon dissects the current upheavals at SonicBlue. And David Coursey continues to whale on Microsoft’s Windows XP for Media - Wired picks up on some of it as well.
John Borland gives a look at the state of play in the ISP/content provider copyright fracas. And more on the Pavlovitch case.
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- Bruce Perens, Linux and Sincere Choice advocate, has lost his job with Hewlett-Packard. Given their position, tangling with Microsoft is just bad business. More from ZDNet News and The Register
- Salon looks into the implications of a Hollywood stranglehold on technological innovation in an article on SonicBlue’s recent CEO transition.
- As I said last week, if David Coursey doesn’t like a Microsoft offering, it’s time to check for flying pigs. Nevertheless, his second article in a series on the subject (first article) points out just how egregious the DRM elements of this machine really are.
- More on the tactics of firms to control the technology can be found in this Brad King article in Wired
- As noted earlier, Bag and Baggage has been posting information on the Pavlovitch v. Supreme Court of CA - someone did a naughty and posted a link to DeCSS. Anyway, she’s been summarizing arguments on her Bag and Baggage weblog;