10.15.09

Links 15/10/2009: Amarok 2.2.1 Near, (A)GPLv3 Defended

Posted in News Roundup at 4:06 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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GNU/Linux

  • OC3 Networks Selects ParaScale Software Paired With Commodity Linux Servers for Its Cloud Storage Solution

    ParaScale, Inc., a startup company developing cloud storage software solutions, today announced that OC3 Networks, a leading Los Angeles-based regional provider of enterprise managed hosting services, has selected ParaScale software as its cloud storage solution.

  • Tired of Breaking Your Windows? Maybe It’s Time For Ubuntu – “Linux For Human Beings”!

    So Linux in general is no longer a domain for geeks, and is well and truly “desktop ready“, possibly more than Windows. For those wanting to explore the alternatives to their commercial OS, Ubuntu is a great place to start, with its out-of-box simplicity, massive software library, and huge online community. If you think you might be ready to take the plunge, you can read more on their web site, and Googling for “Ubuntu” will certainly give you some reading material to peruse. Just remember that with an Ubuntu “Live CD“, you can actually boot into a “live” desktop running off the disc, so you can try it out (even surf the web) without touching your hard drive whatsoever! I ask you again: does it get any simpler?

  • KDE

    • Amarok 2.2.1 – We’re getting there!

      Here’s a little teaser article, showing off some of the work we’re doing for the upcoming Amarok 2.2.1. As some of you may know (or maybe not), we have decided to turn the 2.2 “Sunjammer” series into a longer lasting series, similar to the 1.4.x “Fast Forward” cycle. This means, we’re not branching to 2.3 immediately, but instead we will make new releases about every six weeks, each including a number of new features and bug fixes.

    • Windows 7, round 1

      Micro$oft has hundreds of developers working full-time on the user interface, while KDE apps are usually developed by only one or two people at a time, most of them working in their free time as a hobby. Micro$oft has dozens of the best-paid designers in the world, KDE has a handful of mostly freelance artists. Taking all this into account, Windows 7 is a shame for the Microsoft developers, because it’s in my opinion easily surpassed by KDE in terms of polish and design.

  • GNOME

  • Distributions

    • 20 Features in Mandriva 2010

      4- Guest accounts

      Guest accounts, based on the xguest package, can now be established to offer safe temporary access to the system via gdm or kdm.

      5- 3G features request

      The next version will have better hardware support for USB 3G keys like download (and upload) quotas, PIN/PUK code management, operator selection.

      6- Improve wireless support

      As Mandriva 2010 is based on Linux 2.6.31, it will get the benefits of improving wireless support like enhancements for RTL 8187 wireless driver, include support for for RTL 8187 SE wireless driver and adopt Mesh utilities and test support for ralink, atheros and others.

    • Freedom to Choose

      It is always good to have alternative for practical reasons among many factors which serve as basis for the move or choice. Stability, flexibility, easy of use, level of security, efficiency, lower cost are my personal basis when i have to choose between something. Specially when the quality, degree of it’s delivery are the same or when the difference are hardly noticeable.

    • Ubuntu

      • UbuntuOne Gets ANOTHER New Icon – This Time It’s Pretty Nice!
      • A journey to the center of Ubuntu 9.10

        Are you ready for the change? Very soon the Canonicals are going to release the latest member of their most loved Ubuntu family, Ubuntu 9.10! The day is not far away…. already the developers have released the beta versions of the system, which we are going to use today to see through the future!

      • Ubuntu 9.04 Now Available on Dell Computers

        Until now, Dell has been shipping Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) with its Linux computers and, frankly, this operating system is more than a year and a half old. Well, thanks to the Dell fanboys and girls who submitted requests to the IdeaStorm project, the computer manufacturer decided to honor its customers’ requests and now you can get your Dell computer with a custom version of Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope).

  • Devices/Embedded

    • Phones

      • Nokia Linux phone rumoured

        THE RUMOUR MILL has come up with another tale about a Nokia Linux phone.

        The story circulating is that the Nokia N920 could be released with Maemo 6 Linux next year.

      • Nokia N920 possibly already in the works
      • Nokia Posts Big Loss, But Not Because Of Mobile Phones Business

        Nokia published their Q3 numbers in this pdf. The photo shows the new hot Nokia N900 Linux phone available for pre-order on Amazon.com.

      • Acer showcases a netbook and a smartphone

        ACER HAS SHOWCASED its latest products including a smartphone and a netbook, both running Google’s Android platform. The firm also hinted at its future strategy, saying that it expects to grab a double-digit share of the smartphone market, and to be the top global supplier of laptops by 2012.

      • Linux to capture 60% of smartphone market by 2016?

        Research company Telecom Trends International says over 60% of smartphones will be running Linux-based operating systems by 2016 – less than a week after Gartner analyst (and vice president) Ken Dulaney said Linux would end up with just 5.4% of the smartphone market at the end of 2012.

    • Sub-notebooks

      • What the Kubuntu Netbook Live CD looks like

        One of the first we notice is the way the desktop is laid out. By using plasma-netbook we are longer focused on using the Application Launcher to open programs, we utilize the Search and Locate folder along with Favorites.

Free Software/Open Source

  • Mozilla tantalises fans with Firefox 3.6 test build

    Mozilla has pushed back the release of its Firefox 3.6 beta by another week, although an early build of it is now available for any brave testers out there desperate to tinker with it from today.

  • OpenClinica 3.0 Streamlines Clinical Trials

    For a sense of how very many open source software tools there are for medical professionals–ranging from medical records keeping apps to medical image viewing software–check out this collection of 100 of them. Open source software is also having an impact on clinical trials, one of the most important ways that emerging drugs and treatments make it to patients who need them. Today, a free, open source version 3.0 of OpenClinica, the most popular open source Electronic Data Capture (EDC) application for use in clinical trials came out.

  • Mark Spencer talks 10 years of Asterisk

    Having grown well beyond its humble beginnings as a personal project, the Asterisk open source PBX turns 10 this month and currently has more than 400 contributors.

    Asterisk was first released in October 1999 and now claims some two million downloads for this year alone — up from 1.5 million last year.

  • Free on free – proprietary on free – free on proprietary – proprietary on proprietary

    Let’s break it down. There are four combinations of apps and OSes:

    1. all proprietary applications on a proprietary OS (PoP)
    2. (at least some) free applications on a proprietary OS (FoP)
    3. (at least some) proprietary applications on a free OS (PoF)
    4. all free applications on a free OS (FoF)

    I think the order here is important as it indicates the typical migration process from all proprietary to all free. A person typically starts using Windows with all proprietary apps. They learn of some great free alternatives and start using them. They then try out GNU/Linux but still want a few proprietary apps or codecs. And, sometimes, they eventually move to an all free system.

  • FOSS use and development also can be compared to bees

    After a few days of cleaning, bees will take on other hive chores like feeding larvae and grooming the queen, taking pollen, water and nectar from foraging bees and placing it where needed.

    When the new FOSS user gets beyond the ‘feeling out’ stage, they begin to identify areas that need improvement or finding alternatives.They will post specific questions on forums asking “how to..” and generally set about the task of ‘tweaking’ their software or app.

    After a few weeks of housekeeping duty, bees are pretty much fully developed now in terms of everything from flying to stinging. They now become ( usually) guard bees, inspecting every bee that comes into the hive to be sure it belongs and warding off any potential threats to the colony.

  • Business

  • Licensing

    • GPLv2 – copyright code or contract?

      Two prominent IP lawyers have warned that the all-pervasive General Public License version 2 (GPLv2) is legally unsound.

      They claim GPLv3 and AGPLv3 are much better suited for the realities of modern open source software.

  • Openness

    • EU fires 2 million docs at Google Books

      The European Union has delivered a killer blow to Google’s Book scanning powergrab by dumping two million pages of historic Euro documents onto the web.

Leftovers

  • Ralph Lauren stick insect sacked for being ‘too fat’

    The model featured in the Ralph Lauren Photoshop stick insect outrage – in which she was Photoshopped to within an inch of her life – claims she was sacked by the company for being “too fat”.

    Filippa Hamilton in the Ralph Lauren adFilippa Hamilton suffered such an extreme digital makeover in an ad for the fashion company that BoingBoing was prompted to gasp: “Dude, her head’s bigger than her pelvis.”

  • EFF Warns Texas Instruments to Stop Harassing Calculator Hobbyists

    The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) warned Texas Instruments (TI) today not to pursue its baseless legal threats against calculator hobbyists who blogged about potential modifications to the company’s programmable graphing calculators.

    TI’s calculators perform a “signature check” that allows only approved operating systems to be loaded onto the hardware. But researchers were able to reverse-engineer signing keys, allowing tinkers to install custom operating systems and unlock new functionality in the calculators’ hardware. In response to this discovery, TI unleashed a torrent of demand letters claiming that the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) required the hobbyists to take down commentary about and links to the keys. EFF represents three men who received such letters.

  • Censorship/Web Abuse

    • Barmy MPs want mandatory nanny filters – for the world

      An all-party group of MPs has recommended mandatory nanny filters for all mobile devices and data devices that can access the internet – and wants the UK’s Internet Watch Foundation secretive censor system extended to the whole world.

    • Jim Dolan Shows Why Anti-SLAPP Laws Are Good (And Why New York Needs a Better One)

      Now, I am not from New York. Thus, I don’t know much about Jim Dolan, the owner of Cablevision, Newsday, Madison Square Garden, and the New York Knicks. But the local press offers a sense of the man. The New York Daily News said that he is “a little bit wacky, lashing out indiscriminately behind the scenes, speaking nonsense whenever he talks at all.” Gawker, a New York blog, said that his “loathing for reporters, propensity for feuds, and general belligerence are legendary.”

      [...]

      It’d be one thing if anti-SLAPP laws protecting free speech were unknown in the US, but they’re not. California, Illinois, and Indiana all protect against SLAPP suits brought against an exercise of free speech. Heck, California even allows the defendant in a SLAPP suit to counterclaim against the plaintiff for litigation costs and punitive damages. For New York, the media capital of the world, to be trailing behind in protecting free speech is just embarrassing.

  • Intellectual Monopolies

    • YouTube Strikes Deal With UK Broadcaster

      New content – and quite a lot of it – will soon become available on YouTube. The video-sharing site’s struck a revenue-sharing deal with Channel 4 that’ll give it access to full-length, recently broadcast shows along with about 3,000 hours of archive material.

    • It’s Natural To Freak Out Over Someone Copying Your Stuff… But It Doesn’t Make It Rational

      They see it, they freak out and go negative (or, worse, call in the lawyers). But if you take a step back, you can ask yourself (1) if the copying really matters one way or another and (2) if there’s any way to use that copying to your advantage, rather than freaking out about it. That’s the point we’ve been trying to make for years. In most cases, freaking out isn’t going to make the situation any better (and it has a better than even chance of making it worse). But embracing it, and figuring out ways to use the copying to your own benefit can be tremendously rewarding.

    • Oh Shit, Someone Stole My Article

      For what its worth I don’t have a problem with whats happened. None at all. I don’t rationally believe it is ‘stealing’ either (hence the hopefully sarcastic quotation marks).

      In fact it’s rather justifying, it means that someone else believes/agrees my writing enough to share the value with his tribe.

Digital Tipping Point: Clip of the Day

Internet Video Celebrity Caitlin Hill 21 (2007)


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Links 15/10/2009: Oracle on GNU/Linux, Dell on Extensive Use of Instant-on Linux

Posted in News Roundup at 8:06 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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Contents

GNU/Linux

  • Ellison’s keynote: Linux, Exadata, the Governator and more

    First, Linux. Oracle has been in the Linux business for a while now but Ellison said the company was surprised by the interest in Linux. He noted that the Oracle’s virtual machine will run any OS, such as Windows or Solaris and, of course, Oracle Enterprise Linux. What was surprising, he said, were the results of an HP survey which asked customers running Linux under an Oracle database which Linux they were using. About 65 percent said they were using Oracle Enterprise Linux.

  • Desktop

    • Five tips to help ease the migration from Mac to Linux

      Of course you might be thinking “OS X is supposed to be the most user-friendly OS available, so wouldn’t migrating to Linux be even more difficults?” Not exactly. There are certain elements of OS X that inherently make the process of migrating to Linux easier than when migrating from Windows. Take, for instance, the mounting of images and drives. This task is completely obfuscated from the Windows user, but the OS X user actually knows to unmount a drive before removal. But what about simple, every day usage? How do you make that more understandable for one moving from OS X to Linux? Let’s find out.

    • Dell C.E.O. Promises PC Love Affair but Has a Backup Plan

      Dell released a laptop last month that uses Linux and a minimotherboard to give customers near instant access to things like their e-mail and the Web. That is to say, people can ignore Windows altogether by just using this instant-on system to do their daily tasks. In Dell’s own studies, people spent 70 percent of their time in this instant-on world rather than booting up Windows when they were at home.

  • Applications

    • UMTS software for Ubuntu

      The launch2net beta for Ubuntu Linux is available in a 32-bit and a 64-bit variant; a list of compatible devices can be found on the vendor’s device page. While Nova Media hasn’t determined the prices for the final version, the Linux version is reportedly going to cost considerably less than the Mac OS version, which is currently available for just under 50 euros.

    • Web Browsers

      • Want That Early Chrome OS Build? You Got It.

        Frederickson has placed the files he downloaded a few days ago on a Rapidshare account for anyone to access. You can find them here.

        Will Google be pleased about this? Probably not, considering they removed the files from the Chromium folder shortly after our post. But whatever, it’s open source, yo.

      • Opera Unite to be Integrated with Opera Beta Builds

        Originally intended as a separate download — or at least released that way in beta form — Opera Unite now comes bundled with the release of Opera 10.10 beta as a standard feature.

      • Opera Unite Puts a Web Server in Your Web Browser

        Opera Software announced a new beta of its flagship Opera 10 browser Wednesday that comes with Opera Unite built in. Opera Unite is essentially a web server that runs inside the browser — instead of just passively browsing the web, Opera Unite lets you share photos, chat and host a simple website directly on your own computer.

      • New Opera browser turns any PC into a server
  • GNOME

    • Boston GNOME Summit 2009

      I spent this weekend in Boston for the annual GNOME summit. I really enjoyed it this year, although there were fewer attendees than previously it felt very focussed and productive. There’s some cool stuff going on, and it’s always great to catch up with all of the usual free software suspects in Boston.

    • Telepathy Q&A from the Boston GNOME Summit

      The first Telepathy session session on Saturday evening at the Boston GNOME Summit was very much of a Q&A where myself and Will answered various technical and roadmap issues from a handful of developers and downstream distributors. It showed me that there’s a fair amount of roadmap information we should do better at communicating outside of the Telepathy project, so in the hope its useful to others, read on…

  • Distributions

    • Foresight, rPath, LiveCD, and Unity Linux

      Most, if not all, top distributions of Linux ship a live CD that allows an end user to preview the operating system without installing it.

      Foresight Linux is the exception.

    • Red Hat Family

      • Red Hat virtual conference announced

        Open source specialist Red Hat has announced an online virtual conference, the Red Hat Virtual Experience 2009, to take place on the 9th of December, 2009. The conference will focus on the Linux ecosystem and the companies enterprise portfolio, including virtualisation and cloud computing. Various Red Hat executives, including Navin Thadani, will be presenting and planned content tracks include business, government, technical and vertical solutions.

  • Devices/Embedded

    • Dell’s Android phone confirmed

      Dell has confirmed that its Android phone will launch in the U.S. next year, says eWEEK. In other Android news, Samsung is prepping a “Galaxy Lite i5700″ for Europe, a music-oriented phone is coming from INQ, Spotify, and Telia, and Verizon is spinning a MiFi-enabled phone, say various reports.

    • Sub-notebooks

      • Hands on with Acer’s dual-OS netbook

        At an Acer product launch in central London earlier today, Register Hardware got up close and personal with the firm’s first netbook to ship with two operating systems.

      • Acer’s Dual-Boot Netbook, Liquid Phone: More Open Doors for Android?

        Each week is starting to open up new horizons for Android (GigaoM Pro subscription required), and it’s easy to forget that the operating system didn’t even gain its first users until last year. Google’s Chrome OS won’t arrive until next year, and one has to wonder how many milestones Android will hit by then.

      • Netbooks running Moblin 2.0 Linux coming soon… real soon

        Intel Open Source Technology Centre Imad Sousou says that vendors will begin announcing netbooks running Moblin 2.0 within the next week or two. The news came out of an interview with ZDNet UK, where Sousou discussed the current state of Moblin Linux. The operating system is optimized for use on netbooks, particularly those with low power processors like the Intel Atom, and small screens with resolutions of 1024 x 600 pixels or lower.

Free Software/Open Source

  • [MySQL in Emerging Markets]

    The survey of more than 400 developers also showed that the open source database MySQL is closing the lead that SQL has in emerging markets. According to the survey, more than 50 percent of developers in the emerging market countries said they are using Microsoft’s SQL Server, but 46 percent said they are using MySQL. MySQL is slightly stronger in India and Latin America, but Microsoft’s SQL Server leads in China and Latin America, Evans Data officials said.

  • BE: OpenOffice boom in Belgium

    The number of public administrations in Belgium that use the open source office productivity suite OpenOffice is rising steadily. And with it the use of the open document format ODF.

    OVAM, Flanders’ Public Waste Agency, already adapted its back office to support ODF a couple of years ago. They are now awaiting the decision of the Flemish Minister of Environment to move the four hundred desktops to OpenOffice.

  • 5 of the Best Free Human Resource Management Software

    Now, let’s explore the 5 HRM applications at hand. For each title we have compiled its own portal page, providing a screenshot of the software in action, a full description with an in-depth analysis of its features, together with links to relevant resources and reviews.

  • EnterpriseDB cites enterprise capabilities in open source database

    EnterpriseDB is touting enterprise-level capabilities of its Postgres Plus Standard Server 8.4 open source database, which was released this week. The company says the database, which is based on PostgreSQL database technology, offers enterprises cost benefits of open source, performance benefits of a community-developed product, and the reassurance of vendor support.

  • Why Would You Pay for Free Software?

    Conversely, a good product may also elicit a need to purchase support, but for very different reasons. Aside from insurance or an SLA, we may feel a certain obligation to support the developers. First, they wrote a wonderful piece of software that we depend on and that saves us untold amounts of time. Second, we need to ensure that the project will continue. Finally, we may wish to “sponsor” certain features, rather than code them ourselves.

  • The math education revolution

    Or consider SageMath. This is a GPL program that aims to replicate pricey programs like Mathematica and Matlab, using an interface derived from open source Python.

    What this delivers is transparency. Teachers and even kids can make additions to SageMath, learning Python in the process, and these improvements too go into a commons.

  • Game Editor becomes Open Source

    In development since 2002, the game creation tool Game Editor finally becomes Open Source.

  • Identi.ca: Microblogging meets Open Source

    Not a week goes by without news about Twitter, the popular microblogging and social networking site. Things like how companies use Twitter for marketing, how consumers use it to flex their muscles, and how celebrities… well, use it to be celebrities.

  • Government

    • NO: Open source resource centre awards Kongsberg municipality

      Norway’s Kongsberg municipality is the recipient of the country’s first Open Source Software Municipality award, in a ceremony that took place last Monday in the capital Oslo.

      The new annual award is an initiative by Friprog, Norway’s resource centre on open source and open standards, Norway’s Unix User Group and the University of Oslo.

  • Openness

    • Harvard to digitize Chinese rare book collection

      One of the most extensive collections of rare Chinese books outside of China will be digitized and made freely available to scholars worldwide as part of a six-year cooperative project between Harvard College Library (HCL) and the National Library of China (NLC). …

    • OpenFlights data released under Open Database License (ODbL)

      OpenFlights is a site for “flight logging, mapping, stats and sharing”.

    • Stitching science together

      Google Wave is the kind of open-source online collaboration tool that should drive scientists to wire their research and publications into an interactive data web, says Cameron Neylon.

    • ABC chief champions ‘free’ online content

      ABC managing director and tweeting Web 2.0 aficionado Mark Scott will maintain the public broadcasters’ policy of free online content, and says traditional publishers like Rupert Murdoch’s News Limited and Fairfax plan to charge fees for content is unrealistic.

  • Programming

    • Beta days for Qt developers

      The Qt development team is using the Qt Developer Days conference currently taking place in Munich, to release a number of products developed under the Qt brand.

Leftovers

  • Five Web Operating Systems You Can Take for a Spin

    The computers we use to access Web OSs really only have to have a Web browser. Since most of the computing power is performed by the cloud server, the end-user computers can be more basic systems, saving us money. Plus, administrators can easily control the applications and settings of the virtual desktops. This can greatly simplify an organization’s network setup, especially for smaller businesses that might not be familiar with traditional virtualization or thin client architecture.

  • Blu-ray players are incompatible

    BLU-RAY DISCS of 100GB or 200GB are incompatible with available players, according to The Blu-ray Disc Association.

  • Barack Obama’s poisoned shirt

    The Nobel peace prize is intended to encourage the United States president to consolidate the great intentions of his first year in office. But it may do him more harm than good, says Godfrey Hodgson.

  • “Terrorism could mean a lot of things”

    …protesting peacefully about climate change for example. Yep – more anti-terror idiocy, this time courtesy of the UK border police, who stopped climate campaigner Chris Kitchen from travelling to Copenhagen and interviewed him along with afellow climate activist under Section 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000. Paul Lewis has the full story in the Guardian.

  • Censorship/Web Abuse

    • Amendment 138: The Parliament betrayed by its negotiators

      Negotiations on the Telecoms Package took a worrying turn for citizens rights and freedoms. The European Parliament Delegation was betrayed by its negotiators, led by Catherine Trautmann (S&D) and Alejo Vidal-Quadras (EPP). In total contradiction with the mandate given by their colleagues representing the Parliament, the negotiators unilaterally accepted to work on a proposal by the Council of the EU that negates citizens’ rights1. This dangerous proposition is set to replace “amendment 138″, voted twice by 88% of the Parliament.

    • Copyright holders lose IPRED case

      A landmark Swedish file sharing ruling that forced ISP ePhone to reveal a net user’s identity to five publishers has been overturned.

    • 19th Century Net Neutrality (and what it means for the 21st Century)

      In researching an article for a book I’ve discovered an interesting parallel between the two in regard to the issue of Net Neutrality. What is Net Neutrality? It is the idea that when you use the Internet, you do so free of restrictions. That any information you download gets treated the same as any other piece of information. This means that your Internet service provider (say Rogers, Shaw or Bell) can’t choose to provide you with certain content faster than other content (or worse, simply block you from accessing certain content altogether).

      Normally the issue of Net Neutrality gets cast in precisely those terms – do bits of data flowing through fibre optic and copper cables get treated the same, regardless of whose computer they are coming from and whose computer they are going to. We often like to think these types of challenges are new, and unique, but one thing I love about being a student of history, is that there are almost always interesting earlier examples to any problem.

    • Finland becomes the first country in the world to make broadband a legal right.

      Finland, a country I was fortunate to visit just last month (my thoughts), has just become the first country in the world to make broadband a legal right.

    • Trafigura gag attempt unites house in protest

      MPs from all parties protested at Westminster this afternoon at attempts by lawyers acting for the oil trader Trafigura to stop reports of parliamentary proceedings.

      The Labour MP Paul Farrelly told the speaker, John Bercow, attempts by lawyers Carter-Ruck to gag the media could be a “potential contempt of parliament”.

    • Gag on Guardian reporting MP’s Trafigura question lifted
    • The Carter-Ruck school of viral marketing

      Marketing experts were stunned today at the success of media law firm Carter-Ruck’s high profile ‘gagging order’ campaign, designed to generate buzz around their client Trafigura’s latest toxic waste product.

  • Intellectual Monopolies

    • Anti-File Sharing Propaganda Back To Focusing On That Horrible Malware You’ll Get

      Then, we have the story of the MPAA apparently sending a bunch of anti-piracy comic books to New Zealand, home of one of many different fights on how to change copyright law. The comic book, like the BSA report, involves plenty of ridiculous and unsubstantiated claims about how file sharing will unleash nasty malware and viruses all over your computers — but drawn in nice comic book form. Can we send those kids who got the MPAA comic book a copy of the Tales from The Public Domain comic books as well? There are free digital downloads for anyone who wants to hand them out in exchange for the bogus MPAA ones….

    • Negotiating Through Lawsuit Continues: EMI Drops Lawsuit, Signs Deal With Grooveshark

      We’ve noticed a troubling trend in how legitimate online music services are being pressured into deals with the major record labels. The labels begin the negotiations on licenses… and then sue the company.

Digital Tipping Point: Clip of the Day

Internet Video Celebrity Caitlin Hill 20 (2007)


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IRC: #boycottnovell @ FreeNode: October 14th, 2009

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