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Digg Users Revolt, Founders Throw Up Their Hands

Posted by: leelefever on May 1, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: business, community, drm, Social Design

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Wow. Josh pointed me to some of the rather strange goings on at Digg - a site where members control the headlines by promoting their favorite news stories. Apparently the site has been a hub for sharing the encryption code that can be used to access HD/DVDs. Digg received a cease and desist letter and tried to remove the offending links from Digg at the risk of being sued. From a post by Jay Adelson: We’ve been notified by the owners of this intellectual property that they believe the... Continue Reading

Are Pro Sports the New RIAA?

Posted by: leelefever on March 25, 2007- 5:00pm

Categories: business, drm, video

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Lost Remote has a couple of stories that caught my eye recently. It appears that the baseball writers and the NFL are feeling a bit threatened by Web 2.0 and the growth of the participatory web. The NFL is slowly closing the door on local TV photographers. Last year, it banned local TV photographers from the sidelines and prohibited game-day video on unofficial websites �?? even sound bites with coaches and players. And now it may ban any midweek practice video or press conferences, as well... Continue Reading