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New bill upgrades unauthorized Internet streaming to a felony

"The text of S. 978 isn't yet available from the official THOMAS system, but Klobuchar's office sent us a copy of the brief bill. Under current law, "reproducing" and "distributing" copyrighted works are felony charges and cover P2P transfers and Web downloads. But streaming is a "public performance" rather than a "distribution"—and holding a public performance without a proper license is not a felony. S. 978 adds "public performance" to the felony list.

The Internet Makes a Lousy Babysitter (VIDEO)

"Parents need to get educated and get control of what is going on in their house. The campaign is a wake up call to parents that the internet makes a lousy babysitter and pornography is just a typo away. More resources and tools for parents can be found at http://www.xxxchurch.com/parents"

UPDATED: $20/Month Google Chrome Notebooks on the Horizon

"Reports now say Google is preparing to announce a game-changing price point tomorrow regarding its Chrome notebooks. According to Forbes, Google will announce a $20-a-month package for students that includes both the hardware and internet access, in what "is almost certainly a precursor to an enterprise offering."

"Small and medium-sized businesses are banging on our doors to get something like this," the unnamed Google executive and source of the story said.

Google launches Music Beta!

Google today launched it's long anticipated cloud-based music hosting service called Music Beta for it's accounts and devices. This service is basically the next step in integrating all of the Google services with their Android and Web based devices. Seamless streaming from the web browser, to your recently updated Android 3.1 powered tablet, to your Android powered smart phone. I tell you what, I cant wait to get my invitation!

Internet bandwidth cap is pure evil

So you're paying a fortune for your Internet access and it's fast, but it's capped. I'm with Rogers (Robbers) here in Canada and I'm paying for their fastest service, but it's capped at 175GB? Make sense? NO. Why would their fastest premium service have a low bandwidth cap of only 175GB. The same reason all over their services have a cap, to GOUGE their customers and make massive profits. Well, I'm dropping Roger and going to try TekSavvy. What's your feeling on this?

Microsoft is Buying Skype for $8 Billion

"Microsoft is close to finalizing a deal to buy Skype for between $7 billion to $8 billion. The Wall Street Journal confirmed the news after we had first reported it yesterday. The announcement is likely to come out later today or tomorrow morning, according to several reports. Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft is said to be a big champion of the deal, the largest in the history of the company."

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US judge rules IP addresses are not enough

"P2P legal trolls have heart attack. The booming industry of legal P2P trolls have just received a huge setback in the US. For a while legal outfits have been seeing an IP address on a torrent cloud and contacting the ISP where the address is hosted. They then get a court order demanding that details of the IP address be handed over to them so that the fileshare can be sued. They usually do not sue, but instead get an out of court settlement and split the cash with the movie studios. However that will be turned around after U.S.

24-Hour Sale at Newegg

Hope you folks like these deals I'm posting lately. Here's another one. Newegg is having a 24-hour sale that includes some very cool stuff; Samsung LN40C630 40” 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV, Sennheiser Adidas Sports Headphones With Remote, BFG Tech BFGR650WGSPSU 650W Power Supply, RAZER Mamba Black 7 Buttons USB Laser Gaming Mouse, Kingston HyperX 4GB (2 x 2GB) Desktop Memory, Creative sound card and more. Remember, this sale over over soon go check it out.

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