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PC World

A brouhaha erupted when executives at Digg began removing posts that contained a software key needed to crack the encryption used to limit copying of HD-DVD and Blu-ray discs. Digg, which began removing the posts after it got a cease-and-desist lette

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searchenginewatch.com

Search engines like Google, portals like MSN, news aggregators like Yahoo News, online video Web sites like YouTube, celebrity gossip blogs like Perez Hilton, local news sites like Topix, and social news sites like Digg are making the MSM obsolete.

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By Eric Benderoff - Chcago Tribune

"We feel very strongly about our legal position and we are ready to take it to court," said Catherine Lacavera, Google's litigation counsel. "They are making allegations of copyright infringement and we are denying them."

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Google

Google has launched a government search site that the company says will simplify the process of finding government information for government employees and contractors.

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By Ariana Eunjung Cha and Sam Diaz - Wash Post

A human rights group sued Yahoo on Wednesday, accusing the Internet giant of abetting the torture of pro-democracy writers by releasing data that allowed China's government to identify them.

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Space.com

The U.S. Department of Defense will launch a satellite carrying an Internet router into space in 2009. Called Internet Routing in Space (natch), or IRIS, the project will allow voice, video and data communications for U.S. troops.

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AP

Internet radio broadcasters were dealt a setback when a panel of copyright judges threw out requests to reconsider a ruling that hiked the royalties they must pay to record companies. Many webcasters will be put out of business.

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AP

Hodge and others like him are caught in the middle of a battle over how much artists and record labels should be compensated for music streamed over the Internet. A recent ruling by a panel of copyright judges, they say, could put them out of busi

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IDG News

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is considering a change in the way Internet's governing body is organized that could allow it to skirt some potential legal issues.

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Save the Internet

This is about Internet freedom. "Network Neutrality" -- the First Amendment of the Internet -- ensures that the public can view the smallest blog just as easily as the largest corporate Web site by preventing Internet companies like AT&T fr

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The Guardian

"The net treats censorship as damage and routes around it." These are the words of John Gilmore, radical libertarian, Sun Microsystems employee number five and bona fide west-coast guru-gazillionaire, and for much of the last 10 years they*

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IDG News

The U.S. government taxes wireline carriers to subsidize phone services for rural areas that are more expensive to reach by wire. This Universal Service Fund has come under attack for being an outdated burden in an age of cellular and other forms of

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