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9 hrs ago | Ars Technica

Congress finally passes cell phone unlocking bill

The US House of Representatives has unanimously passed a bill called S517 that will make it legal to unlock one's cell phone in order to switch service providers.


Related Topix: DMCA News, Science / Technology

17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Switchboard: EU regulators want Google to extend a oeright to be forgottena oe

Google has granted around half of an estimated 90,000 requests it's received under the "right to be forgotten" ruling, Reuters reported.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology, Sports

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

Back up your digital comics with a click, not DRM

If you've been wary of joining the digital comics revolution because of digital rights management concerns, Comixology, a comics portal and mobile app, is creating a solution.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Comixology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Boing Boing

Comixology adds DRM-free option! Excelsior

Unlike some of its stablemates, the Amazon-owned comics platform is to allow authors and publishers to distribute their work without the shackles of proprietary rights-management, writes Cory Doctorow The largest online comics distributor , owned by Amazon, will let you download comics in your library in DRM-free formats like PDF and CBZ, where ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Comixology, DMCA News

UK Government won't arrest you for piracy, for now

A campaign is underway in Britain to help educate people on the issues surrounding piracy as well as how it affects the software industry as a whole .


Wed Jul 23, 2014

MSDN Blogs

Fundamentals of Azure Media Services

Ingest operations bring assets into the system, for example by uploading them and encrypting them before they are placed into Azure Storage.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, iPhone

Sys-Con Media

Cryptography Research and Entropic Sign License Agreement for DPA...

Cryptography Research , the security division of Rambus , and Entropic , a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, today announced they have signed a patent license agreement allowing for the use of the Cryptography Research side-channel attack countermeasures in Entropic's integrated circuits.


Related Topix: Startups, Cryptography Research, Rambus, Innovative Interfaces, Marketing, Science / Technology


TunesKit Newly Launched iTunes DRM Media Converter Tool for Mac Os X

TunesKit Studio has newly released its iTunes DRM Media Converter tool - TunesKit for Mac.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, iPod, Online Music, Apple, Startups, Galaxy

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Envivio to show cloud-based multi-screen offerings at Independent Show

Envivio will be showcasing its cloud-based multi-screen platform at the NCTC's Independent Show July 27-30 in Kansas City.


Related Topix: Envivio, Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Everymedia Picks Up Stake In Digital Agency Plus1 Digital

Its services include Digital rights management, Content monetization, Digital OOH, Simulcasting of events, Community management, Social gaming Innovative media planning Social gaming ad serving, Social media video production, Brand communication strategy, Augmented reality, 3D print and web development to name a few.


Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology, Media Planning

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Why My LG Optimus Cellphone Is Worse Than It's Supposed To Be

Bennett Haselton writes My LG Optimus F3Q was the lowest-end phone in the T-Mobile store, but a cheap phone is supposed to suck in specific ways that make you want to upgrade to a better model.


Related Topix: Cellphones, T-Mobile, Google, Startups, Science / Technology

Traffic to The Pirate Bay has doubled since ISPs started blocking it

The Pirate Bay shared details of its growth, but did not disclose exact user or traffic figures - although it is believed to get 'hundreds of millions' of pageviews each month.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, P2P

Sat Jul 19, 2014

University Business

Yours, mine or ours? Intellectual property in a digital age

"Copyright is broken," said Kevin Smith, scholarly communications officer at Duke University, to open his UBTech featured session on intellectual property.


Related Topix: Duke University, Science / Technology

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

The Piracy Problem

Nearly two months before the May 2014 pub date for "We Were Liars," a few fans had already found illegal copies of the young adult novel on the Internet-and tagged author E. Lockhart on Twitter with their critiques.



Amazon's Kindle Unlimited offers 600,000 e-books for $10 a month

Even the most voracious readers will take a few months to get the most out of's latest offer: access to 600,000 ebooks and 2,000 audiobooks for a monthly fee of US$9.99.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Hispanic Business

Digital Rights Management, Distribution, Demand Based Pricing, Price...

Though Grzych didn't disclose the exact amount raised due to confidentiality restrictions, of Interscope Records said that his estimation is well over two million dollars.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing, Online Music

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Is the Xbox One Making Its Comeback?

Is the turnaround Microsoft has been waiting for upon us? The Xbox One is a very different machine than the one that landed in the video gaming world like a brick around this time last year.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Science / Technology

Do increasing worries about insider threats mean it is time to take another look at DRM?

The encryption vendor SafeNet publishes a Breach Level Index which records actual reported incidents of data loss.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Senate Votes To Allow Cell-Phone Unlocking

The Senate unanimously voted on Tuesday to allow consumers to unlock their cell phones so they can use the devices with a variety of carriers.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, DMCA News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Ars Technica

Senate passes cell phone unlocking bill without opposition

It could soon finally be legal to "unlock" cell phones and move from one carrier to another.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


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