Last week a congressional subcommittee approved the “Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011.” On its surface, that seems like a wholly altruistic endeavor by our congressional leaders and a law worthy of praise. Yet, when it comes to privacy and law enforcement, there are ulterior motives at play.
Sixteen months after a federal judge threw out Viacom’s $1 billion copyright lawsuit against Google, the two companies are back in court. Specifically, Viacom is asking an appeals court to revisit its case against YouTube, which they say is guilty of a whole lot of deliberate copyright infringement.
RSS is a big deal, as anyone who’s subscribed to even a few feeds probably knows. Once you get past just a few feeds, though, it can quickly get overwhelming. RSS can leave you feeling inadequate, brain-dead and uninspired.
I was feeling frustrated yesterday when switching from one feed reader to another on a new computer. Then I remembered how…