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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Filesharing laws to hit websites and newsgroups too
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>> | The government is planning to award itself
>> | powers to change copyright law almost at
>> | will, in expectation that new anti-peer-to-
>> | peer laws will drive infringement to other
>> | services such as Rapidshare and newsgroups.
>> | The measure, which is the most severe
>> | contained in the Digital Economy Bill
>> | published today, will be interpreted as a
>> | major victory for rights holder
>> | organisations. It will grant the Business
>> | Secretary Lord Mandelson and his successors
>> | undprecedented control over civil
>> | enforcement of copyright.
> All this means is that I will have more free time
> to watch youtube coverage of open source events
> and products from a larger number of presenters.
> Its amazing how *ALL* of the media companies that do the
> reporting suck with low viewing figures
> while those covered by genuine enthusiasts
> have a lot going for them because they deal with
> reality on the shop floor.
> Media companies have a lot to learn about reporting
> technology and pitching it at the correct level
> that interests their tech audience.
They lose a lot of readership because they do not deliver what people
ask for. The Internet increased choice.
~~ Best of wishes
Roy S. Schestowitz | Get the most out of your hardware. Get Linux.
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