Here’s the morning links:
A Bad, Sad Hollywood Ending! Business Week on the threat of Hollywood copy protection schemes to the foundations of open source.
Judge Skeptical of a Microsoft Remedy NYT on the potential state settlement against Microsoft.
The LawMeme Guide to Spider-Man and Star Wars Bootlegs LawMeme with a decent summary of the absurdities behind Hollywood desire to control the digital devices of the futur in order to control pirating. Digital or analog is not the issue, pirating will always occur. What Hollywood should be doing is trying to encourage consumers to purchase legitimate material - make CDs and DVDs reasonably cheap and consumers will come. Now do the same for ‘broadband.’ 🙂