Today’s links of interest:
- Net Neutrality Provision Rejected
Well, all the Internet is good for is porn and crime, so who needs it to be open to everybody in the same way anyways?
- Skype to Sell .50 Ringtones
Great. Not only can you annoy total strangers with your awful taste in music via your cellphone, you can now do it with your laptop.
- It Won’t Be Kirk And Spock
JJ Abrams contradicts the Variety report that the next Star Trek movie will be about the young Kirk & Spock.
- In Praise Of: FolderShare
We’ll let Kirk handle this one…remember kids, the RIAA thinks folder-sharing is a subpoena-worthy endeavor. Which makes us wonder if we’ll get to see Microsoft and RIAA go toe-to-toe in the ring.
- A Howard-Less CBS Manages to Hold Its Own
CBS, now standing alone, remains head held high. Also considering selling radio stations, which makes the Opie and Anthony thing seem even odder.
- New CW Network Screwing the Viewers (LA Weekly)
Nikke Finke takes a calm, rational look at the new CW’s impact on local stations.
- MediaNews Buys 4 Papers From McClatchy
B. That’s a lot of money. And good faith investment in local newspapers. In other news, the San Jose Mercury News will survive to cover certain Bay Area baseball teams.