KMWorld CRM Media Streaming Media Faulkner Speech Technology Unisphere/DBTA
Other ITI Websites
American Library Directory Boardwalk Empire Database Trends and Applications DestinationCRM EContentMag Faulkner Information Services Fulltext Sources Online InfoToday Europe Internet@Schools Intranets Today KMWorld Library Resource Literary Market Place OnlineVideo.net Plexus Publishing Smart Customer Service Speech Technology Streaming Media Streaming Media Europe Streaming Media Producer Unisphere Research



News & Events > NewsBreaks
 



Back Index Forward
Twitter RSS Feed
Weekly News Digest

February 6, 2018 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

CLICK HERE to view more Weekly News Digest items.

EFF Unveils a List of the Tools That Could Have Been

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released its “Catalog of Missing Devices,” which lists “the gadgets that could and should exist, if not for bad copyright laws that prevent innovators from creating the cool new tools that could enrich our lives.” Without the use of DRM to deter competition, consumers could access “music software that tailors your listening to what you are reading on your audiobook, or a gadget that lets parents reprogram talking toys to replace canned, meaningless messaging,” and more.

“The law that is supposed to restrict copying has instead been misused to crack down on competition, strangling a future’s worth of gadgets in their cradles,” says Cory Doctorow, EFF’s special advisor.

For more information, read the press release.



Send correspondence concerning the Weekly News Digest to NewsBreaks Editor Brandi Scardilli

Related Articles

6/20/2013The Electronic Frontier Foundation Objects to W3C HTML5 Standards
9/29/2015'Let's Encrypt' the Internet: From HTTP to HTTPS
12/3/2015EFF Brings Awareness to Google Privacy Practices
4/4/2017The Push for a New U.S. Copyright Office


Comments Add A Comment

              Back to top