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The Register breaking news

eBay answers craigslist's investor request

EBay has purchased a 25 percent stake in one of the Bay Area's most popular web sites - craigslist.
The Register breaking news

DRM is doubleplus good for business, Congress advised

A report by the Congressional Budget Office has recommended that no changes to the United States copyright framework are necessary and lauds DRM as an exciting market opportunity for copyright holders. Allowing copyright holders to charge more for lost rights will provide an incentive for these copyright holders to make more works available, the report suggests. On the other hand, the report has decided that a flat fee model may lead to "economic inefficiencies".