The Recording Industry Association of America won its case to the tune of $1.92 million gainst a Minnesota woman for allegedly downloading 24 songs. The RIAA has continued an aggressive campaign against digital piracy, as propagated through P2P networks, although this case represents the first one successfully brought to trial. - One music fan out there could be paying $80,000 for a Green Day track whether she likes it or not.
The Recording Industry Association of America won a major victory June 18 in Minnesota federal court, which ruled that Jammie Thomas-Rasset was guilty of copyright violation for downloading 24 song...
Opera unleashes Unite, a self-contained client-server platform designed to enable messaging and collaboration via Web services. Unite, which could give Google, Mozilla and Microsoft a run for their Web services money, doesn't rely on third-party servers, storing all data directly within the Opera Web browser. Opera hints at business scenarios for Unite, but large enterprises will be loath to embrace it because of potential security risks. -
Challenging Mozilla, Google, and Microsoft in the nascent
Web services arena, Opera June 16 unveiled Opera
Unite, a Web service platform which computers create Web sites, chat and
share files without letting user data grace third-party servers during the data