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Secret TPP Intellectual Property Agreement Misses Deadline
Negotiators on a secret trade treaty, which includes controversial intellectual property proposals, could not meet their year-end deadline for an agreement this week at Singapore.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Independent bookseller suit against Amazon tossed, while Barnes & Noble faces SEC investigation
Pro tip: if you're going to file a lawsuit alleging "conspiracy," have more evidence in hand than just "they did something I don't like."
Indie bookstores lose case over DRM on Amazon Kindle
Three independent bookstores lost an effort to sue Amazon and the Big 6 publishers over "digital rights management" systems that prevent users from transferring books off of Kindle devices and apps.
Shadowrun Returns Returns With No DRM
GOG.com announces they are now offering Shadowrun Returns , capping off the recent news that Harebrained Schemes has worked out a deal to offer the tactical RPG completely free of any digital rights management.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Daily WTF
CodeSOD: The Uninstalling Installer
From a technical standpoint, Digital Rights Management is a WTF- it's a crypto system which requires the user to have access to the key, and simply hopes to make getting the key out of the device too cumbersome to be worth a pirate's time.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Is piracy possible on any object?
First it was music, movies and novels, but now everything appears to be at risk of piracy.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Trans-Pacific Partnership Includes Unwanted Elements of SOPA
New submitter Error27 writes "Last month Wikileaks leaked a draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty.
Video On Demand (VOD) Market Worth $45.25 Billion by 2018
The report "Video On Demand Market By Solutions ; By Delivery ; By Applications Global Advancements, Market Forecasts And Analysis " , defines and segments the VOD market into various sub-segments with an in-depth analysis and forecasting of revenues.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Stability by Linearization of Einstein's Field Equation
Springer eBooks are sold without copy protection . Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
ePub Converter 2.4.1029.349
Electronic publications are gaining ground when it comes to how literature and other works are being distributed and read.
Elliptic Technologies Announces Hardware Enforced End-to-End Content...
Elliptic Technologies , a leading provider of security solutions for the connected world, today announced the availability of tVault DRM for Microsoft PlayReady to secure premium content on connected devices.
National Center for Policy Analysis
Leaked Intellectual Property Chapter of Trade Agreement Sparks Outcry
Groups making a commotion over the leaked intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership are really just opposed to intellectual property laws in general, says Tom Giovanetti, president of the Institute for Policy Innovation.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Research shows removing DRM boosts music sales up to 41 percent
University of Toronto researcher Laurina Zhang is working on a paper that appears to prove it is more profitable to sell music online without digital rights management protection.
The death of Andre Schiffrin and Big Publishing
The demise of a force in American literary publishing, Andre Schiffrin , in Paris at age 78, offers a moment to reflect on how Big Publishing works, and exactly how deep is its true reverence for the cultural and intellectual values that it wheels out periodically to defend copyright extension, DRM, the Apple price-fixing cartel, and its other ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
.Pub 430 .Date November 28, 2013 .Title M2 Best Books .Pricedate not Applicable .Day
EXT M2 Best Books-November 28, 2013-Penguin to sell e-books direct through Readmill app 2000-2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS ttp://www.m2.com The Guardian, a UK news and media company, announced today that publisher Penguin UK has signed a deal with Berlin-based e-book app developer Readmill, to sell digital titles direct to the reader.
Managing Rights Management
Microsoft and Huawei DRM Patent Applications
Happy Thanksgiving to all. Notwithstanding the holiday, the PTO publishes new pending patent applications on Thursdays.
Fasoo CTO Speaks on Data Security at the Vietnam Information Security Day 2013
ENP Newswire - 28 November 2013 Release date- 27112013 - Fasoo CTO SeukSoo Sung presented on 'Content Security for the Banking Industry' at the Vietnam Information Security Day 2013 which was held at the Grand Plaza Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam on November 21, 2013 .
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Free Software Foundation encourages shoppers to 'Give Freely' with new Giving Guide
BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Wednesday, November 27, 2013 -- The Free Software Foundation today announced its 2013 Giving Guide, a resource for conscientious shoppers looking for geeky gifts that respect users' freedom.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Small Business: Game developers - John O'Reilly & Greg Harding
Flightless is an interactive design studio founded in 2005. We have a diverse portfolio of highly creative and award-winning work, ranging from museum and exhibition installations, identity development, web-based projects and our own self-published iPhone, iPad and Mac titles.
Managing Rights Management
Intertrust and Philips DRM Patents
Tuesday the PTO issues new patents . Both of today's Spotlight Patents concerns aspects of digital rights management .