Today’s links of interest:
- French lawmakers pass ‘iTunes law’
No truth to the rumour that, as retaliation, Apple is going to bribe the refs to issue red cards to Zinedine Zidane and Thierry Henry during tomorrow’s match with Brazil
- Bono asked to aid copy-protection fight
This, however, may be too much to ask of Super-Bono. Nobody can stop the evil overlords of media from implementing torturous ways to keep people from listening to the music they purchase.
- China cracks down on blogs, search engines
Makes you wonder if the Chinese government has a clue.
- Big Media’s Brave New World
Sure it’s gonna be big. Now to figure out how to make it so.
- Reality TV Show Gets Inside Scoop on NYC Tabloid
A reality show about reporters trying to scoop their cross-town rivals? At what point can we declare this a trend gone too far?
- Vancouver art controversy just a sign of the times
There’s a fine line between thieves and artists. Then there’s this.
- Seeking Stardom, Actors Flock to YouTube, MySpace
Where, surprsingly, traditional media is finding them.
- Why ‘air guitar’ is the new karaoke
And they said it wouldn’t last.
- Q&A with Bailey & Giovannoni, public radio audience researchers
Even public radio is losing listeners. I say blame satellite — it seems to be the root of all evil.
- Brazil Adopts Japan Digital TV Standard
Just in time for the 2010 World Cup!
- How to game Digg and the blogosphere
Hmmph. How dare he suggest that the motives of bloggers are anything less that pure?
- DiFi Sucks
California Senator Dianne Feinstein: trying to tear down Freedom of Speech with one panderingly panicky vote after another.