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DVD Shrink Discontinued - Sort of
The website hosting DVD Shrink has posted an ominous message regarding the fate of this popular utility.
August 17, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Microsoft and the Genuine Article
In an effort to stamp out piracy of its operating system, Microsoft has released Windows Genuine Advantage 1.0.
July 26, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
MP3 Format Celebrates 10 Years
Ten years ago today, a file format was introduced that would change the Internet forever.
July 14, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
ratDVD 0.7 Released
The future is looking bright for this DVD compression alternative, while a DVD-Player manufacturer is developing a stand alone device for this format.
July 7, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
P2P and IM Attacks Improve Admirably from First Quarter
The situation in the hacker world is looking up, 400% up to be specific.
July 5, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Macrovision Attacks!
Two virtually unknown DVD companies are facing litigation for the alleged exploitation of Macrovision's DVD copy protection scheme.
June 16, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
ratDVD - A New Way to Compress your DVD Collection
So you have a DVD9 and wish to compress it to 1.5 gigabytes but keep all the extras? Perhaps ratDVD is the answer.
June 14, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Canadian Federal Appeals Court Upholds Privacy Rights - For Now
The Canadian Federal Court of Appeals has ruled ISPs do not have to divulge alledged copyright infringer's identities to the CRIA (Canadian Recording Industry Association.) But not all is lost for the CRIA.
May 19, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
FireFox Pushes Explorer's Market Share Below 90%
The growing popularity of FireFox has diminished Microsoft Explorer's market share to below 90% for the first time in the United States.
May 13, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Mercora IM Radio, an industry licensed streaming service, has introduced a mobile component to its catalog.
May 10, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
FCC's Broadcast Flag Regulation Dead in the Water
The United States Court of Appeals in Washington has thrown out the FCC's order that would have enforced "Broadcast Flags."
May 6, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
New Copyright Amendments Target P2P Users
Those caught either capturing or uploading/possessing just one pre-released movie can spend up to three years in jail.
April 28, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Download.com Claims Removal of All Programs Containing Adware
Download.com has announced a new program aimed at removing all programs containing adware and spyware. Although a step in the right direction, serious inconsistencies remain.
April 28, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Download.com Claims Removal of All Programs Containing Adware
Download.com has announced a new program aimed at removing all programs containing adware and spyware. Although a step in the right direction, serious inconsistencies remain.
April 28, 2005
by Thomas Mennecke
Independent TV P2P Style
File sharing activists, Downhill Battle, make setting up a TV channel as easy as blogging.
April 18, 2005
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