Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Get up to speed on the broadcast flag man!

The Broadcast Flag has gotten lots of attention, but it hasn't been in the news much lately. If you have no idea what I'm talking about then go and learn.

As the INDUCE Act threatens your iPod, the Broadcast Flag threatens your TiVo (and other home entertainment equipment).

The attack on the Betamax decision and your fair use rights continues.

WIRED has an article about it here.

The EFF, as usual, has more here.

Here's a great broadcast flag FAQ with comments by both the MPAA and EFF.

Want more? Of course you do -

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) has it here.

Here's a nice Slate article on the flag.

Here's a great article by Cory Doctorow (wow, I want my own Wikipedia entry too!) called Understanding the Broadcast Flag.


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