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The Corruptables Video by EFF

June 14, 2006 Broadcast Flag , DRM , DTV , Fair Use , Piracy

The EFF has just posted their new video that does a great job explaining the consumer gripes about the broadcast flag, the radio flag, and the analog hole "copyright protections" proposed by the MPAA/RIAA. Both educational and entertaining.

To view the video, click on the image above. You can share it on YouTube here as well. I've added the video to our PK's VideoBomb channel|RSS. Bomb it! Share it! And make sure to note the "Publisher Hookup" link to further support for the EFF.

Great work again to the folks at EFF who have done a great job with this!

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New Senate Telecom Bill–Fortified with Broadcast Flags!

June 13, 2006 Broadcast Flag , DRM , Fair Use , Piracy , Policy Blog

So, now that the House passed its version of the telecommunications bill, the focus now turns to the Senate, and more specifically, the Senate Committee on Commerce. The other day, the Chairman of the committee, Senator Stevens, dropped his version of telecom reform. It covers everything but the kitchen sink. It's currently being discussed at a hearing right now.

read more after the break…

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