• Hollywood Asks ISPs To Be Copyright Cops
    Hollywood appears to be gearing up to renew its push for Internet service providers to take on the role of copyright police.
  • Center For Democracy Calls For New Privacy Laws
    The Center for Democracy & Technology has issued its wish list for the Obama administration and, high on the agenda, is a call for new privacy laws.
  • Zucker: Hulu Growth Slows
    NBC's Jeff Zucker seems exceptionally bearish about the Web these days. In a lunchtime keynote address at the UBS global media conference today, he said that online ad growth at sites like Hulu.com had proved disappointing recently.
  • Colleges Explore Student Music Tax
    Should colleges pay a fee to the record labels for students to have access to unlimited music? That idea has been floated for a while, as has the concept of a broader ISP-level "music tax." Now, it looks as if proponents of the idea are making a more serious push.
  • RIAA Faces Web 2.0
    Harvard Law School professor Charles Nesson, who leads the defense team representing alleged file-sharer Joel Tenenbaum, isn't just taking on the record industry in court. He's also tapping into Web 2.0 with the new Facebook group "Joel Fights Back Against the RIAA."
  • Craigslist Commenter Charged With Criminal Libel
    In what sounds like a throwback to an early century, a Colorado resident has been charged with criminal libel for comments that he made about his ex-girlfriend on Craigslist.
  • Gloves Come Off: AT&T Vs. Google
    When the AT&T-backed Future of Privacy Forum launched last month, some industry observers assumed the group had an anti-Google agenda, while others took a wait-and-see attitude. But in the last week, it's looking more and more like the group's core mission includes bashing Internet ad companies in general, and Google in particular.
  • Delete Cookies, Says New Privacy Forum
    The AT&T-backed think tank Future of Privacy Forum has launched its first initiative: a campaign warning consumers how search engines store their queries and marketers use online cookies.
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