October 27, 2005
October 19, 2005
Sleuths Crack Tracking Code Discovered in Color Printers
Check out this story! Who knows what else has hidden information in it.....
October 03, 2005
Sales of digital music tripled in the first half of 2005, spurred by Apple's iTunes Music Store, the iPod popularity, and mobile "ringtunes"--even as global music sales fell 1.9 percent. According to Reuters, digital music now makes up six percent of total sales, or $790 million, and sales of CDs and music in other physical formats continued a long decline that the music industry blames on piracy, falling to $13.2 billion from $13.4 billion one year earlier. The IFPI reportedly said that lower CD prices, flagging DVD music video sales and competition from other entertainment sectors also contributed to the decline. In the United States, which is the world's biggest music market, physical music sales fell 5.3 percent by value.
Oh yeah! WACK!!!! Take that you big ol' bully record companies! HA!
October 01, 2005
China's recent Internet crackdown reflects the government's challenge in suppressing political speech in blogs, chat rooms, message boards, e-mail newsletters and via SMS text messaging. Protests in the country are growing, fueled by information exchanged through "illegal" Internet channels and organized by peer-to-peer media like text messaging.
This is really sort of a no win situation for the Chinese govt.. I mean basic fundamental rule of the internet is communication and public sharing. This is a battle they will lose in the long run.....
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