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There’s a new article out on CNET that congress is now looking at putting the idea of Net Neutrality to ink and in the process, re-vamping copyright law. This is long overdue as many of our current commercial laws were designed in a pre-internet era. Things like the First Sale Doctrine have fallen under mass ambiguity.
Barack Obama’s transitional website, change.gov, just change it’s website licensing to a Creative Commons Attribution v3 license from the previous “All rights reserved.”
Even as more and more legitimate software vendors (especially linux distributions) are using Peer to Peer to transfer their bits through the tubes, providers are trying to restrict it.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is suing RealNetworks over it’s newest innovations for DVD Ripping that allow the user to save the movie as a digital file on the users computer.
Google’s CEO, Eric Schmidt is will endorse Barack Obama tomorrow at a press conference! He is doing so with the disclaimer that Google itself will officially be neutral. It may not come as a surprise as Schmidt has been advises Obama unofficially when it comes to technology.