Archive: 02/25/2012

HTML5 spec editor slams Google & gang's DRM bid

(PhysOrg.com) -- A draft proposal by Google, Microsoft and Netflix to introduce mechanisms for copy protection on web videos has generated strong opposition and a response that the proposal is "unethical." ...

Feb 25, 2012 report
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A wild online ride hits the digital piracy wall

On his way up, he fooled them all: judges, journalists, investors and companies. Then the man who renamed himself Kim Dotcom finally did it. With an outsized ego and an eye for get-rich schemes, he parlayed ...

Feb 25, 2012
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BP faces billions in fines as spill trial nears

(AP) -- On the cusp of trial over the catastrophic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, phalanxes of lawyers, executives and public officials have spent the waning days in settlement talks. Holed up in small ...

Feb 25, 2012
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Google to sell Clearwire stake at 94 percent loss

(AP) -- Google Inc. on Friday said it will sell its stake in Clearwire Corp., the struggling operator of a wireless data network. The search company is taking a 94 percent loss on the originally $500 million investment made ...

Feb 25, 2012
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