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July 5, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Could Oracle ruling lead to used e-book, music sales?

Could Oracle ruling lead to used e-book, music sales?

Oracle is on a legal losing streak. First, it lost to Google in its attack on Android. And, now the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the EU’s equivalent of the U.S. Supreme Court, has ruled against Oracle … Continue reading

May 3, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Court slaps down the use of IP addresses in file-sharing cases

Court slaps down the use of IP addresses in file-sharing cases

The MPAA, RIAA and other copyright holding companies have long used Internet Protocol (IP) addresses to identify users for their lawsuits. They’ll find that people at various IP addresses have used BitTorrent or some other peer-to-peer (P2P) service seem to … Continue reading

November 17, 2011
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Google Music: Your Great Music Locker in the Cloud (Review)

Google Music: Your Great Music Locker in the Cloud (Review)

I’ve been using Google Music since it was in beta. At first, it didn’t interest me that much. Yet another way to save my music to the cloud? How much good really was that? Well, after using it for several … Continue reading