2003 July 01 – AM Links

(entry last updated: 2003-07-01 11:58:47) This week’s Tangled Web from Billboard points out that REM is endorsing the sharing of MP3s of concert performances, etc, a la the Grateful Dead. A trend or just a blip: MP3.com Removes “High-Bandwidth” Streams. The Slashdot article wonders whether this is a consequence of the appearance of iTunes, or … Continue reading “2003 July 01 – AM Links”

2003 June 16

(entry last updated: 2003-06-16 18:26:19) A notice to my occasional readers: the MSL’s offices are being relocated Wednesday afternoon of this week. This means that, for a period of time starting Wednesday into Thursday, Furdlog (and, in fact, all of msl1.mit.edu) will be inaccessible – partly because the machine will be down and partly because … Continue reading “2003 June 16”

2002 October 21 Links

(entry last updated: 2002-10-21 19:41:58) I see that I’ve been slandering Andrew Orlowski in my previous reaction to the article in The Register, when the real target (and article author) was Thomas C. Greene. Slashdot takes up CD copy protection. A commentary at MP3.com should be of interest to the TP5/Network Distribution class – webcasting … Continue reading “2002 October 21 Links”

2002 October 8 Links

(entry last updated: 2002-10-08 23:18:11) Sorry – I’m getting ready for a trip to Cambridge to start this year’s cycle of ESD.10/CMI; so I’ve been unable to keepup up too much Two things, though: copyrights and online scores are discussed at the NYTimes; and Billy Joel, Bob Dyland and James Taylor (all Sony Music musicians) … Continue reading “2002 October 8 Links”

2002 July 22 Links

(entry last updated: 2002-07-22 16:42:32) Nice little brouhaha forming around a recent Edison Research study into downloading and CD purchases. Wired.com talks about Brazil’s Re:combo. The New York Times writes about Real throwing down a technological gauntlet. And, in an article that should warm Charlie Nesson’s heart, the Times points out that maybe commerce isn’t … Continue reading “2002 July 22 Links”