- MSNBC: Is digital copying about to die? — The Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act would put the kibosh on copying
- MSNBC: Web talk lands some in hot water
Interestingly enough, the site that sued to prevent consumers from discussing their bad experienes must have chickened out since the publishing of this story (Petswarehouse.com at least right now is off-line). However, the damage has already been done with many folks settling out of court for thousands of dollars for supposedly libeling this business. Frankly though, I don’t like to see people who oppress free speech get off so easy, so here is the contact information for petswarehouse.com, found via whois:
BOB Owner bob@PETSWAREHOUSE.COM
1550 SUNRISE HIGHWAY
COPIAGUE, NY 11726, US
If you think this situation is absurd, please call or email ‘Bob’ and let him know how you feel.
- Yahoo/Reuters: China asks Bush why he called Taiwan a country
- Yahoo/Reuters: East Timor presidential candidates hold debate
The debate’s symbolism was probably more important than its content, since the vast majority of Timorese are expected to pick independence hero Xanana Gusmao when they vote on Sunday.
Standing side-by-side and speaking in Portuguese — the language of former colonial ruler Portugal but which many of Timor’s youth barely understand — the two men discussed a range of topics for two hours. At the end, they embraced.