Keep Fox, Directv 3D, DWI Tweet, Google Phone, Piracy.
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Show Notes Episode 17
What’s New in Tech!
- Keep Fox On
- Texas county to name drunk drivers on Twitter
- New DirecTV 3D channel
- Firefox 3.6 pushed back
- T-Mobile confirms Google Phone, coming January 5th
Discussion of the Cast
- napster – 1999, start of it all (for music)
- RIAA / MPAA – bad business practice – suing dead people, 10 yr olds, grandmothers… amounts of money sued per download.
- Who is the RIAA?
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is the trade organization that supports and promotes the creative and financial vitality of the major music companies. Its members are the music labels that comprise the most vibrant record industry in the world. RIAA® members create, manufacture and/or distribute approximately 85% of all legitimate recorded music produced and sold in the United States.
- radio to tape / tape to tape copying
- What is bittorrent?
- Turning loyal customers away because of copyright protection, DRM tools, etc.
- RIAA MPAA need to change their business model to adapt to current trends