Archive for January 15th, 2008
Editor’s note: Copycense writers and editors compiled this version of Clippings during our annual holiday break. It was published in mid-January.
Article of the Week
projectb15ck. UCSC Network Woes. Jan. 9, 2008. According to an e-mail within the body of the post, the information technology department at University of California, Santa Cruz is using Cisco’s Clean Access appliance and software to “help speed up the network for legitimate uses and reduce the risk of ‘accidental’ copyright infringement.” In the e-mail, John Rocchio , a UCSC IT administrator, says Clean Access will be configured to block file sharing services such as Gnutella and Bittorrent. The poster notes UCSC is a public university, therefore it is spending public funds to block Internet access. The unnamed writer asks incisively what difference is there between UCSC’s action’s and Comcast’s reported filtering of P2P traffic. Categories: File Sharing, P2P & Downloads; Education; Music; Networks; Privacy & Security.
Quote of the Week
“2008 has to be the year we get real or the business as we know it goes away.” –Fred Goldring, entertainment attorney.
Elizabeth Montalbano. Digital Music Industry Challenged to Follow Fans’ Lead. PCWorld.com. Jan. 9, 2008. You’re kidding us, right?
Copycense™: Incisive IP.™
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