TCLP 2007-10-21 News (Comment Line 360-252-7284)

This is news cast 118.

I share the news about successfully securing interviews for an as yet undetermined date with both Professor Felten and Professor Lessig.

I promised my IP lawyer friend Carey I would mention the nationwide showings of Star Trek: The Menagerie. And this Tuesday is the DC area’s CopyNight, this month to be held at the Brickskellar.

This week’s security alerts include research that indicates that the Storm bot net may be breaking up and using econmic theory to disrupt markets for malware.

In this week’s news, the RIAA sues Usenet.com, discussing how tech may decentralize democracy, Sun announces a new multi-language project for OpenJDK, and the entire eight year Daily Show archive is online though that may not be as great as it sounds at first.

Following up this week, Felten comments on the Radiohead experiment so far and EFF thinks the YouTube copyright filter clobbers fair use.

Download the show directly. Grab the detailed show notes with time offsets and additional links either as PDF or OPML.

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