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Dumb Quote of the Day

I've written many times before about the fundamental absurdity of saying that intellectual property--creative works like books, movies, music, pictures and software--is the same as real, physical property. They're not: It says so right in the U.S. Constitution, and the laws of just about every country in the world make...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  June 15, 2007; 3:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
Categories:  Gripes  
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A Current Affair

On Tuesday, a group of computer, electronics and Internet firms--Google, Intel, and such others as Dell, IBM, Lenovo and Yahoo--launched a program called the Climate Savers Computing Initiative. The aim here is to push for design improvements in computers, networking devices and other gadgets that will reduce their electrical consumption,...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  June 15, 2007; 9:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tips  
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iTunes Minus DRM = iTunes Plus

So if it wasn't obvious from this morning's column or podcast (listen/subscribe/iTunes): Yes, I do have the iTunes Plus enabled on my own iTunes Store account. And if I could upgrade every one of my purchases to Plus, I would. I like the iPod and iTunes, but I also like...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  June 14, 2007; 9:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Music  
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Reconnecting

My wife and I got back from our vacation last night, and one of the first things I did after getting home was to plug the DSL modem, wireless router and computer back in, turn them on and see what I'd missed on the Internet. I'd barely logged on during...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  June 12, 2007; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  The Web  
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