Archives for: November 2006, 17

DMCA abuse? Surely not?

11/17/06 | by Adam | Categories: Copyright
Surprise. BestBuy issues a DMCA take-down on a site that publishes information about their discount pricing. 'Cause everyone knows that a free market works best with perfect information and no commercial entity would ever try to hinder that. So… more »

Something's rotten in the state of Washington

11/17/06 | by Adam | Categories: Copyright
Ok, now this is just plain under-handed and sneaky. Summary of the BoingBoing'd article is that Microsoft has some patents that Novell, owner of SUSE Linux distribution, has licensed from them; in turn, Microsoft is now claiming that all other varieties… more »

The best Vista box is a... MacPro??

11/17/06 | by Adam | Categories: Macintosh
Ok, lots of bias here, but there's an interesting article by a Microsofty about running Vista. The machine of choice is the quad-core MacPro and he's very impressed. I can't say I approve of a) Vista; or b) Desecrating a Mac with it; but it runs, and it… more »
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