15th April 2006 Archive
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Best of all possible shaftings?
When Sun trumpeted its 'open source DRM' last month, no one at first noticed an unusual name amongst the canned quotes. Lending his support to the rights enforcement technology was Free Software Foundation, Electronic Frontier Foundation board member, and Software Freedom Law Center director, Professor Lawrence Lessig. A name …
Music and Media 15 Apr 2006, 01:39
Kimberly Williamson Butler is running for mayor of New Orleans, but you wouldn't know it by looking at her web site. Butler has been superimposed over an idyllic image of the French Quarter on her stump site. The image, however, seems a bit too idyllic - what with the perfectly clean streets, and tourists outfitted with fanny- …
Music and Media 15 Apr 2006, 01:59
Pain in the Micron
SanDisk appears set to make Micron's acquisition of Lexar more difficult. A pair of reports circulating this week claim that SanDisk will make its own, uninvited bid for Lexar. SanDisk has tapped Morgan Stanley for advice on the merits of a Lexar acquisition, according to the reports from The Deal and Reuters. Micron's offer …
Financial News 15 Apr 2006, 07:00