Sunday marks new era in cellphone carrier market power

New cellphones purchased after this Saturday Jan. 25, 2013 can be unlocked only with the permission of the carrier; phones purchased before Sunday are exempt from this restriction and have been since 2006. Back in October, the U.S. Copyright Office filed a new decision on unlocked phones in the Federal Register. The Copyright Office is… Read More

Tim Westergren

Internet Radio Fairness? What it means, why it matters

Pandora listeners may have recently heard a call to support a bill called “The Internet Radio Fairness Act” in place of regularly scheduled advertising. Tim Westergren, the Pandora founder, also sent a message to Pandora members on Friday asking them to urge their Congressional representatives to support the bill. So what’s going on here?  The… Read More


Microsoft tops Google’s list of copyright removal requests

Microsoft is more active than any other company in asking Google to remove from its index websites that infringe on the Redmond company’s copyrights, according to a new Google report. New stats from the search giant show that Microsoft and its agents requested the removal of more than 536,000 URLs from Google’s Index in the… Read More