Congress must seem to think that they are on a role when it comes to technology issues; first they wanted to scrutinize the Google/DoubleClick merger, then they took an interest in the iPhone and it’s exclusive contract, and how they’re coming after P2P as a possible threat to national security. However, unlike the first two [...]
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Let’s suppose for a minute that you are a customer of Sprint, Verizon, or T-Mobile and you want an iPhone. Chances are that you’re still caught in the death grip of your current service contract, and unless it’s about to expire, you’ll probably have to lighten your wallet by a hefty $200 to cover the [...]
The public was angry; they had had enough of the harsh oppression, the unrelenting control, and the panoptic supervision of the ruling elite. No longer was a distant monarchy going to exert its tyrannical oppression over the well-meaning individual; and the events that would soon come to pass where going to [...]
Flipping through channels, trying to find something to watch, I stumbled across a commercial set to an annoying tune. The commercial switched between the glowing commentaries of several different actual customers: “Vonage was so simple to install” and “No one asks, ‘hey, are you on VoIP?’” Well, they might not be [...]
March 13 – Viacom announced today that it has filed suit against YouTube, and its parent company Google, for massive intentional copyright infringement. Viacom is seeking one billion dollars in compensation for supposed lost revenue and an injunction against any further infringements on the part of YouTube and Google.
Viacom, with a [...]