-- The Recording Industry Assn. of America has broken up with MediaSentry, the company it hired to dig up dirt on file-sharers for lawsuits. WSJNot "hired to collect evidence" or "hired to help prepare legal cases against" -- but "hired to dig up dirt." Keep in mind that this "dig[ging] up dirt" consisted of nothing more than documenting publicly available information that those using p2p software willingly expose to the world.
Monday, January 5, 2009
Anti-Copyright-Bias Example of the Day
From the LA Times tech blog's daily "Around the Web" feature: