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Smaller wireless carriers in several US regional and rural areas are backing bills in Congress that would allow consumers to unlock mobile phones and tablets without a carriers' permission, according to Bloomberg. The support is in response to a January 26 law that made it illegal to unlock pho...

March 14th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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When it rains it pours -- right on the heels of the punishing blow dealt to RealDVD, the money-laden Kaleidescape crowd suffered its own setback at the hands of the law. You just know that the DVD CCA (Copy Control Association) appealed the 2007 ruling that allowed Kaleidescape owners to rip DVDs to...

August 13th 2009 at 7:56pm 0 Comments
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When it rains it pours -- right on the heels of the punishing blow dealt to RealDVD, the money-laden Kaleidescape crowd suffered its own setback at the hands of the law. You just know that the DVD CCA (Copy Control Association) appealed the 2007 ruling that allowed Kaleidescape owners to rip DVDs to...

August 13th 2009 at 6:44pm 0 Comments
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It wasn't long ago that RealNetworks and its kludgy Player software were the bane of computer users everywhere. But, a few legal accusations later, Real is now the apple in the eye of every fair use advocate, fighting for the right for users to make legal copies of DVDs -- so long as you make them...

May 14th 2009 at 8:19am 0 Comments
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It wasn't long ago that RealNetworks and its kludgy Player software were the bane of computer users everywhere. But, a few legal accusations later, Real is now the apple in the eye of every fair use advocate, fighting for the right for users to make legal copies of DVDs -- so long as you make them...

May 14th 2009 at 8:19am 0 Comments
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As we've witnessed time and time again, Pantech's been keen on turning out concepts demonstrating possible future directions of cellphone design -- and indeed, it seems like a commendable effort just as long as a hearty portion of the concepts' radical ideas eventually find their way into productio...

April 18th 2007 at 6:33am 0 Comments
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It only took them, what, 10 years? The DVD Copy Control Association is finally setting about loosening some of the restrictions they've had on DVD copying -- at least to an extent. It doesn't sound like they have any plans to expand usage rights for consumers (perish the thought!), so we're guessing...

August 10th 2006 at 12:08pm 0 Comments