Viacom's YouTube suit threatens freedom

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A $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit challenging YouTube's ability to keep copyrighted material off its popular video-sharing site threatens how hundreds of millions of people exchange all kinds of information on the Internet, YouTube owner...

President Bush Signs Internet Tax Freedom Act

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As expected, President Bush has extended the moratorium on state and local government Internet access taxes by signing H.R. 3678, the "Internet Tax Freedom Act Amendment Acts of 2007," into law this week. Congress voted...

Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich demo

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A playable demo for Freedom Force vs. The Third Reich has been released, allowing you the chance to try out this imminent superheroic 3D action role-playing sequel by Irrational Games. This demo contains an intro...

O'Reilly: Open Software No Guarantee for Freedom

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In the new world into which the open-source community is moving, open and free software does not guarantee freedom, especially when applications depend on the network effects and data lock-in more than on software secrecy,...

F/A-18 Operation Iraqi Freedom demo

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Graphic Simulations has released a playable demo of F/A-18 Operation Iraqi Freedom, allowing you to try out their modern combat flight simulation that came out this Summer. The demo offers one playable mission along with...

GIF Freedom Day!!!

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Today, 20 June 2003 is GIF Freedom Day, the day on which US Patent 4,558,302 expires from Unisys. This patent describes the LZW compression algorithm used in .gif files, now allowing unlimited downloads (free-use) of...

Bit by bit, digital freedom disappears

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Another stage in Microsoft's five-year plan to control our PCs and the Internet will kick off early next year with the launch of Advanced Micro Devices' latest chip, Opteron, aimed at business uses. ...

Freedom Network source code now available

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Code Con Source code for ZeroKnowledge Systems' discontinued anonymous Internet service has leaked onto the Web, apparently with the blessing of ZKS' Chief Scientist Ian Goldman. The announcement was made on Goldman's...

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