Links for May 11, 2007

The new news cycle: water main breaks, employee in the building above takes camphone pictures… which are solicited for the evening news. As we’ve always said, the relationship between blogs and “official” news organizations is not one way.

I never thought I’d say this, but I think it’s too bad the Tanglewood Festival Chorus doesn’t get involved in the Pops season opening concerts. Then I could have been there for the big fight.

Most novel use of the DMCA: suing companies for not purchasing your supposedly superior DRM technology, claiming that failure to use the most effective DRM technology constitutes avoidance of a technological encryption measure. I suppose if you can’t sell it, you can always sue…