Category Archives: Rights

Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL

I have been flicking through the following FAQ on the GNU GPL: Frequently Asked Questions about the GNU GPL – GNU Project – Free Software Foundation (FSF). I am trying to understand the risks that we are told about regularly … Continue reading

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eBooks on Android

Since buying an Android phone I have been starting to think about using it to read books. The screen isn’t bad, and it turns out that there is some good software out there Aldiko is a fantastic program for reading … Continue reading

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Jail for photographing police?

What the ?!? Set to become law on 16 February, the Counter-Terrorism Act 2008 amends the Terrorism Act 2000 regarding offences relating to information about members of armed forces, a member of the intelligence services, or a police officer. The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Pirated Games of 2008

Even with the terrible DRM shipped with Spore – 1.7 million pirated downloads in 3 months is one hell of a figure… Top 10 Most Pirated Games of 2008 | TorrentFreak As 2008 is slowly moving toward its end, we … Continue reading

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Amazon UK online music store opens

Amazon UK recently launched their online music store, which seemed top open much quieter than I would have expected. It did make national radio (Radio 1) on my way home from work, however they were more interested in the fact … Continue reading

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EA Hit with Class Action Lawsuit over Spore DRM

EA Hit with Class Action Lawsuit over Spore DRM …a class action lawsuit has been filed against Electronic Arts in federal court, which alleges the company defrauds its customers by not disclosing the installation of SecuROM copy protection as part … Continue reading

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