Monday, 27 June 2005

Whoops update

No surprise that the Grokster decisions has generated a good deal of debate. The SCOTUS Blog has some interesting discussion about the potential impacts and draws comparisons with the development of VHS VCRs and wonders about the Apple advert that exhorts users to "Rip. Mix. Burn." The BBC technology site gives a great overview of the issues and the ruling and the Electronic Frontier Foundation suggest that the ruling might stifle the development of innovative software. As it stands this could be one of the biggest ever legal cases with regards to software and the Internet.

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