RIAA Wants Your Anti-Virus Software to Screen Your Downloads for…



Content filter version one: A massive, network-wide dragnet. Not really feeling that Big Bro deal, even though RIAA chief Cary Sherman says it "doesn't give rise...to any privacy concerns because it can operate automatically and anonymously"? It's cool, there's a better approach: A locally installed filter on your… » 2/07/08 1:25pm 2/07/08 1:25pm

AT&T Considering Scary, Content-Recognizing Anti-Piracy Filter for…

Remember YouTube's content filtering system? AT&T is mulling setting one up across its whole network. BusinessWeek's reporting AT&T's in talks with NBC Universal and Disney to possibly use content-recognition tech developed by Vobile—a company they've all invested in—to block pirated material from being sent to and… » 11/08/07 8:00pm 11/08/07 8:00pm

Congressman Hates on Comcast for BitTorrent Blockage, Won't Do Anything…

At least one Congressman is telling Comcast to take a break from its experiment proving why we need net neutrality—Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va), a consumer advocate, told CNet's Chris Soghoian that "Comcast has made a major mistake in attempting to hinder peer-to-peer file sharing as an aspect of its network management"… » 10/25/07 6:30pm 10/25/07 6:30pm