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...

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...

The SCO Saga

SCO has been on a legal rampage over its claims that some of their intellectual property exists in the Open Source Linux Operating System. They launched a $1 billion lawsuit against IBM in March, followed by sending 1500...

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...

SCO Cancels IBM Licence

The 100 day deadline expired on Friday, and today, SCO has revoked IBM's right to use their Unix Operating System, AIX. SCO claims that their action today prevents IBM from selling new licences of AIX, and that all...

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...

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...
In the wake of the huge developments in the SCO / IBM / Linux world, the creator of Linux, Linus Torvalds says that he is not sure about SCO's claim that Linux contains unlicenced Intellectual Property. He is,...

Build it and they will come

The recording industry has refused to believe that online music sales could work; that piracy was inevitable. Not so. Many people were pirating songs because they weren't given a viable legal alternative. The recording industry's assault on the...
Michaella Stephens has calculated that it will take 800,000 days for the RIAA to sue all 60 million P2P music file traders at a rate of 75 per day. That, of course assumes that the RIAA has any...

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...
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...

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