The FCC regulator in the US has suddenly gone into high gear since the "Wardrobe Malfunction" incedent. Suddenly all live broadcasts are on delay, and the FCC is looking at every broadcast under a microscope. Nigel Wally...

CD’s and Nostalgia

Remember the days of vinyl? There was nothing quite like buying a brand new record, bringing it home and playing it for the first time. The sound on that first playing was so crisp and clear you...

Free iTunes Low-Tech Hack

Pepsi's now infamous Superbowl commercial featuring 16 children that had been sued by the RIAA for file sharing has been pushing people to get free iTunes download codes from the cap of Pepsi bottles. Someone didn't QA these bottles though....
After months of pressure from the Linux Community, SCO has unveiled its evidence that is the basis of its legal battle with IBM. Analysts have been shown samples of the allegedly stolen code, and they say that the...
The Recording Industry has found another place to lay blame for increased music piracy, this time with Internet Provider BT. They continue to point the finger at everyone else, while they stand in the way of companies trying to use...
The Canadian Music Creators Coalition is stepping up to support fans being sued by the RIAA. CMCC members includes big name acts such as Barenaked Ladies, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlin, Sum 41, Our Lady Peace and other notable...

Win a Spam Porsche

AOL is sharing the spoils of their lawsuits. A 2002 Porsche Boxster S, won in a settlement in their lawsuits against spammers is now the grand prize of an AOL sweepstakes launching today. When AOL launched its...

iTunes raises legal questions

Logic would dictate that if I buy a CD, then I can resell it. Does this logic hold up if it is a digital song purchased from iTunes? George Hotelling wants to know. He purchased "Double Dutch...

Antitrust hits Apple

Noting that Apple has an 80% market share on legal music downloads, and 90% of the market share of portable music players, a judge in California has given the go-ahead for an antitrust suit against the Apple monopoly. Currently, you...

SCO Deadline Approaches

When SCO launched it's now infamous lawsuit against IBM on March 7, they gave IBM 100 days to resolve the matter. That 100 day mark puts the deadline at June 13. SCO has said that it has...
John Halderman has found a way around BMG's CD copy protection -- hold down the Shift key. Its fitting of a Sandra Bullock movie. According to Halderman, the copy protection, provided by SunnComm Technologies, works as the CD is...

Now the target is on Modchips

The US Department of Justice has shut down a website selling "modchips", a hardware device that removes copy protection from popular video game consoles, such as PlayStation, PlayStation2 or the Xbox. Soldering the chip into the game console...

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