Knock-off Nigel

I guess I’m not the only person to have noticed the ridiculously over-the-top anti-piracy commercials in cinemas. Besides ‘Knock-off Nigel‘, there’s the utterly awful crime ad. You know, because pirates are also drug-dealers, arms tradesmen and people smugglers.

Sued for NOT using DRM?

This is a bizarre take on copyright law. DRM manufacturers Media Rights Technologies (MRT) and BlueBeat.com have issued cease and desist letters against Apple, Microsoft, Real and Adobe for not including their technological protection measures in products like Windows, iPod and Flash Player. I could try to explain the convoluted Read more…