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- sorttable: Make all your tables sortable [dhtml tools]
–"As you can see, the above table now has clickable headers that sort the table by the clicked column. Note how the numeric and date columns all sort properly, too, rather than sorting alphanumerically."
- Wired News: Any DVDs, Games You Want Cracked? [copyrights dmca tpm]
–"In the last review, the office allowed the cracking of web-filtering technology to see what sites are filtered out; bypassing copy protection on computer programs or video games available only in obsolete formats; cracking ebook copy-protection to allow
- Boing Boing: Criticizing politicians anonomously online is ok, says state court [anonymity defaming freespeech law]
–"[…] a very good decision issued today […] quashing a subpoena to identify a citizen who criticized a public official on a newspaper’s blog"
- Boing Boing: Guy who was busted "for using lynx" found guilty [computercrime danielcuthbert law unauthorizedaccess]
–More technical info on the Daniel Cuthbert case. This one is frightening.
- Tsunami hacker convicted | The Register [computercrime danielcuthbert law unauthorizedaccess]
–The linked article "’DEC hacking’ trial opens" has some, but not much, technical info
- First Monday Special Issue #2: Open Source October 2005 [firstmonday opensource]
–"For this special issue, I have identified a few important FLOSS contributions made in First Monday. The papers chosen here have had an important and lasting impact on scholarly inquiry. "
- Finland adopts EUCD [copyright infosoc law]
–"Finnish Parliament approved today a controversial new copyright legislation, based on European Union’s Copyright Directive (EUCD)"
- GROKLAW: Stevens v. Sony Decided in AU: Mod Chips Are Not "Technological Protection Measures" [australia copyrights dmca law tpm]
–"The Federal Court at first instance found that the chips in Sony Playstations which prevent you from playing legally purchased US-sourced games were not technological protection measures because they did not inhibit the infringement of copyright."
- PACOJET [cooking icecream stuff]
–Said to be the best ice-cream/sorbet maker in existence – only $3000!
- UPGRADE: Vol. VI, Issue no. 3, June 2005 (Libre Software as A Field of Study) [essays opensource]
–"The guest editors present the monograph and briefly introduce the papers it consists of, that cover the current status and perspective of Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS). "
- Wendy’s Blog: Legal Tags: RentMyDVR. Buy my lawsuit? [copyrights law pvr]
–"PVRblog found a service that sounds like something out of a law school copyright exam: Rent My DVR"
- Le site du Grumlee Fou [acoustic evil metal music]
–" If you do not know me, I am a french guy who records some acoustic cover songs,"
- Recording Industry vs The People: Oregon RIAA Victim Fights Back; Sues RIAA for Electronic Trespass, Violations of Computer Fraud & Abuse, Invasion of Privacy, RICO, Fraud [lawsuits p2p riaa]
–"Tanya Andersen, a 41 year old disabled single mother living in Oregon, has countersued the RIAA for Oregon RICO violations, fraud, invasion of privacy, abuse of process, electronic trespass, violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, negligent misrep