In an search for new sources of revenue to make up for state budget shortfalls, the North Carolina Legislature is debating levying sales tax on digital versions of products such as books, music and ringtones, purchased online.
In July, a civil lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Tampa, Fla., was filed alleging an individual broke a software program’s copy protection and sold unauthorized copies. What makes the case so unusual is the accused is a Second Life avatar named “Volkov Catteneo.”
According to an AP report, an appeal of a new royalty structure for music played through non-terrestrial radio, such as webcasting, was rejected by a panel of copyright judges. The new royalty structure, which will affect broadcast listened to by 50 around million people on major online sites such as Yahoo!, AOL, and National Public Radio
A new article published by the USC Annenberg School for Communication, Eyetracking points the way to effective news article design, suggests effective use of text for maximum user retention by users of online communications.
You have probably looked at the traffic to your website, and wondered how it compares to heavily traffic sites. What sort of traffic to the "big boys (and girls)" get? If your site is the official website of the FIFA World Cup, the number has a bunch of zeros on the end.
In addition to kicking Microsoft when they are up, prompted by the announcement Bill Gate's departure from the top of the 800 pound gorilla from Redmond, Robert X. Cringely offers insight on Net Neutrality in his latest cloumn.