John Paczkowski

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“By their illegal agreement, the co-conspiring Studios have ensured that–unless a court intervenes–they will face no competition in the market for technology that enables a consumer to make a secure backup copy of a DVD that she already owns. With no competitors to challenge them, the Studios will face less pressure to make the technology available to consumers sooner rather than later, or to develop consumer-friendly features. Competition and consumers alike will suffer as a result of this unlawful conduct.”

RealNetworks finds that its antitrust law experience with Microsoft comes in handy in an expanded suit against Hollywood over RealDVD.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work