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Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Franz Ferdinand new album preview, Why DRM will kill mobile music, Japanese anti-piracy, New Hendrix bio, more

  • Revolution in the Head previews the new Franz Ferdinand

  • Why DRM will kill mobile music
    DRM doesn't work. Even Dave Matthews Band provides instructions on how to circumvent DRM.

  • Cautionary Japanese anti-piracy video (wmv)
    via BoingBoing

    (Picture of girl looking sad.)
    Girl: "Movies are being stolen."
    Girl: "Our enjoyment (of movies) is being stolen."

    (Black tear appears on girl's face.)
    Girl: "Important things will be destroyed."

    Text: I want to protect movies, I want to protect our enjoyment (of movies).

    (Tear runs down girl's face, drops into water and skull appears. Fades to image of eroding film.)

    Text and voiceover: Pirate movie eradication campaign

    (Closeup of girl's eyes)

    Text: Don't watch or buy illegal downloads and pirated DVDs
    Girl: I won't watch, I won't buy (pirated movies)

    Text: "SAVE OUR MOVIES" Heart logo

  • How did Jimi Hendrix escape Vietnam duty?
    By pretending he was gay!

  • Terrorist babies
    I feel safer already.

  • Virginians Pee Themselves Over Cheap Laptops
    I love me some cheap tehcnology. But not enough to lose urinary continence.
    People threw themselves forward, screaming and pushing each other. A little girl’s stroller was crushed in the stampede. Witnesses said an elderly man was thrown to the pavement, and someone in a car tried to drive his way through the crowd.

    Seventeen people suffered minor injuries, with four requiring hospital treatment, Henrico County Battalion Chief Steve Wood said. There were no arrests and the iBooks sold out by 1 p.m....Blandine Alexander, 33, said one woman standing in front of her was so desperate to retain her place in line that she urinated on herself.

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