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Ireland: the new gaming platform?

2007-08-30 23:56:10        Posted by: ragaman7        Category: Education

Trinity College are offering a new Masters course in Interactive Entertainment Technology. Letterkenny I.T. also runs a BSc in Computer Games Development. It would be fantastic to see some niche game development companies springing up in Ireland...    UPDATE

YouTube User Puts Legal Lash to Universal

2007-08-30 23:56:25        Posted by: ragaman7        Category: Copyright

A mother posts a video clip of her toddler son with a clip of Prince playing in the background to YouTube. Universal demands that the clip be removed. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is suing Universal asking a federal court to protect the fair use and free speech rights of this mother. Need to see more of this. Too often, the big guys pick on the little guys. Nice to see someone fighting back.     UPDATE

DRM Cracked Again - Now We All Will Be Punished

2007-08-30 23:56:37        Posted by: ragaman7        Category: Digital Rights

It would appear that some enterprising individuals (hackers) have managed to circumvent the latest encryption technologies for audio files... Big Media Oppression: 0. Grassroots Freedom: 1.    UPDATE

Lessig steps down from Creative Commons

2007-08-30 23:56:51        Posted by: ragaman7        Category: Remix Culture

A sad day for anyone who takes an interest in digital rights and freedom of expression. The legend that is Mr. Lawrence Lessig has decided to hang up the Creative Commons boots and pursue a career in exposing corruption instead. We will follow his progress with great interest and carry on his legacy...    UPDATE

DailyMotion video hub turning heads in Hollywood

2007-08-30 23:57:10        Posted by: ragaman7        Category: Business

Paris based Daily Motion is turning some heads in the States as a genuine YouTube challenger. Offering a very similar service of uploading and hosting digital video content, Daily Motion has to date been YouTube's shady little brother. Media attention seems set to change that as they make deals with NCB to try to sort the chaff form the wheat...    UPDATE



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