Tuesday, February 06, 2007

the day drm died...

steve job's first blog entry - sort of:

"Imagine a world where every online store sells DRM-free music encoded in open licensable formats. In such a world, any player can play music purchased from any store, and any store can sell music which is playable on all players. This is clearly the best alternative for consumers, and Apple would embrace it in a heartbeat."

thoughts on music by steve jobs, february 6, 2007

discussion on digg - "this url has been saved by" on del.icio.us - "technorati this!" search results

and this is one of the days where i make an exception to my rule of not linking to big media, actually i'd always make an excetion for the bbc - of course already covering this story.

drm r.i.p. - i'm sure someone will miss you: maybe m$'s hasta la vista...?


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Monday, February 05, 2007

mtv: "copyrights restrict us"

this is what happens when you try to watch www (dot) mtv (dot) com (slash) overdrive videos from europe (sorry, no free links for big media from this blog).

solution to mtv's unfortunate copyright problem: creative commons licenses.


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Sunday, February 04, 2007

teaching the machine...

Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us by youtube user mwesch.

right now this is the most popular video in technorati's top videos list (only links to youtube counted...).

could this video ever be popular on commercial tv?

2006 for me was the year when i almost stopped consuming traditional media. if it was not for bbc world i would not have cable tv anymore.

bill gates was wrong when he predicted that tv will be dead in five years - tv is dead now. and the future is not corporate controlled drm crippled copyrighted iptv at the mercy of m$ and big media.

why? because we are teaching the machine...


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