HD-DVD brought down by Web 2.0

Back in January I had reported on the hacking of HD-DVD protection by improper key management. AACS, makers of the DRM protecting the new format, vowed to try to shut down BackupHDDDVD, which is instrumental to some part of the cracking process. At the time I thought it was likely Read more…

Not an IP Day post

Because I have the strong psychological urge to be different (or at least different-ish), I’m trying to make today the “Non-IP Day”, seeing as yesterday was “World Intellectual Property Day“. We need a snazzy name though.

Five things you didn’t know about me

I’ve been tagged with the latest memetag to take over the blogosphere. Pedro Canut from Blogospierre has tagged me, prompting me to list five things that you don’t know about me. I don’t like talking about personal things (other than travel), but here is a list with mildly amusing factoids Read more…