Thursday, April 28, 2005 - Bush signs law targeting P2P pirates: "File-swappers who distribute a single copy of a prerelease movie on the Internet can be imprisoned for up to three years, according to a bill that President Bush signed into law on Wednesday."

Monday, April 25, 2005

Samsung and Microsoft introduce hybrid hard drive (HHD)
how’s it work? It’s outfitted with a 1Gbit NAND flash buffer (instead of the usual 8-32MB buffer of volatile memory), and it only spins up the platters and writes to the drive when its good n’ full.

mmmm......... looks interesting! :)

Sunday, April 24, 2005

French court rules in favor of DVD copying - Engadget - /: "apparently a French court has ruled that adding anti-copying mechanisms to a DVD violates the rights consumers have to make private copies of media that they’ve bought and paid for."

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

IMAX Theaters Refused To Show Volcanoes Of The Deep Sea: "Several IMAX theaters in the South have refused to show a science film on volcanoes because of concerns it might offend evangelicals who don't believe in evolution."

We have definitely a lot more creation public than evolution public

when religion invades truth.

Monday, April 18, 2005

Friday, April 15, 2005

P2P fuels bandwidth demand, MPAA tactics backfiring research indicates that “in North America … there has been virtually no change in P2P traffic levels,” despite industry crack-downs. Furthermore, the publicity created by the MPAA has actually increased P2P use in some parts of the world. Sweet irony.

Thursday, April 07, 2005

Blu-ray format wars could hurt an already timid audience - CD It seems that some analysts and those in the know at big corporations, think Blu-ray is years off from becoming the successor to the DVD.
: "Apple, meanwhile, must struggle against teenagers who must violate the Geneva Convention in order to extract information about mind-blowing new products such as pastel socks."

Great sentence for the real situation: someone reveals secret information about new products from Apple, who wants to stop this too often leak.

Tuesday, April 05, 2005

10 Features Longhorn needs - A WinCustomize Article by Brad Wardell
Discs Are So Dead Two new formats aim to bury the DVD. But Web distribution will kill them all.