links for 2007-10-04
By webmink on Oct 03, 2007
- Watchdog delivers stinging attack on BAA
This is pretty damning. Of course, capping the charges this way may mean they will target alternative revenue sources rather than actually improve anything.
- UK police can now force you to reveal decryption keys
Privacy rights continue to slowly drain away in the UK. If Naomi Klein is right, we could be in for serious problems next time their a shock to society.
- YouTube - The Shock Doctrine by Alfonso Cuarón and Naomi Klein
This short video explains what I'm referring to in the previous link when I mention Naomi Klein. The book looks a bit long for my poor ADD-addled mind but this video short works well to make the point.
- Sony BMG's chief anti-piracy lawyer: "Copying" music you own is "stealing"
Um ... doesn't Sony make MP3 players?
This looks pretty cool - an open source conference bridge and SIP phone written in Java.
- Two things to know before deciding what to pay for the new Radiohead album
Very useful analysis by Luis provides the context I need to know what a fair price for the album might be. Assuming it's a DRM-free format.
- Open Docs Update: Original list done, working on the next batch
The project to get Sun's hardware documentation out in the daylight is making great progress.