Archive | January 12, 2003

Post dated 2003-01-12 10:01:18

RIAA Comes to Its Senses. I.e., RIAA Is Hacked Again?. The RIAA site has been hacked at least twice recently. But is this page a hack? It announces a new policy for the RIAA that sounds like it was written by the EFF: Dropping copy protection, dropping lawsuits against file-sharing neworks. .. Way too good to be true. And the fact that we can’t tell if it’s truth or a parody indicates just how absurd the RIAA’s position has been. (Thanks to Seth Johnson for the pointer.)… [Joho the Blog] Too funny. Catch it quickly; it won’t last…

DMCA Unintended Consequences

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published “Unintended Consequences,” [Updated link] a review of four years under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). The results have been chilling, for legitimate press, research, and the fair-use rights of U.S. citizens. I’m a member of EFF, and support their actions.

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