05 juin 2018

An Analysis of the RIAA's Complaint Against Dan Peng '05

An Analysis of the RIAA's Complaint Against Dan Peng '05
This is a detailed analysis of the RIAA case claiming billions of dollars in damages against a Priceton student it alleges "hijacked an academic computer network and installed on it a marketplace for copyright piracy." The analysis is a point by point shredding of the RIAA case, making the strong argument that the student's system was a search engine for shared files and not a file trading service. More...

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Students Put Their Own Spin on Downloading Music

Students Put Their Own Spin on Downloading Music
The record industry hoped to capture students' attention with a recent series of huge lawsuits against file sheres. It did. The students are now up in arms and openly defiant. More...

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The Big Money Guys

The Big Money Guys
The thrust of this article is to argue that in contemporary children's educational programming, shows that do not move merchandise are pulled from the air. This, of course, leads to suggestions that the purpose of these shows is to promote the product. More...

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Download Fiasco a Downer No More

Download Fiasco a Downer No More
For those of you who were concerned about Glenn Fleishman, who faced a $15,000 bill for bandwidth after he posted his book online for free, you can breathe more easily now. More...

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Canada's Music Industry Fires Anti-Piracy Broadside

Canada's Music Industry Fires Anti-Piracy Broadside
A new advertising campaign, sponsored by the Canadian music industry and run on the nation's television and radio channels, will seek to dissuade people from downloading free music over the internet. More...

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Is There Life After Silicon Valley's Fast Lane?

Is There Life After Silicon Valley's Fast Lane?
The point of this article is to suggest that not only might the pace of development in computer technology slow down, it should. More...

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DREL Project Definition Report

DREL Project Definition Report
The IEEE Learning Technologies Subcommittee (LTSC) Digital Rights Expression Language (DREL) group has just released an update on its public website. The PDF document is somewhat dry but contains the seeds of a looming conflict. More...

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Fretting About the Future, Lost Liberty

Fretting About the Future, Lost Liberty
Declan McCullough takes a "Don't worry, be happy" approach to the concerns expressed by participants in this conference about corporate media concentration and the consequent loss of privacy, but he is right to point to the equally pressing concern about intrusions by governments into the same ethical quagmire. More...

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D'Arcy Norman's Learning Commons Weblog

D'Arcy Norman's Learning Commons Weblog
It's interesting to watch David Wiley reach out - as he has been the last few weeks - to the learning object community. This article is a summary of points covered in a conference call he had with a number of learning object developers today. More...

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eduSource Industry Forum

eduSource Industry Forum
Presentations from this forum held late March - in the form of PowerPoint slides - are now available on the eduSource website. More...

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