Articles posted on March 5th, 2003

Colin Powell on TV: Incredible

Wednesday, March 5th, 2003 • 4:39 pm

This is all becoming very hard to believe… Colin Powell was interviewed (in English) on French TV last night, and he very clearly stated: “If Saddam Hussein fully disarms, we will leave.” How can the US administration go about blatantly contradicting themselves in full impunity? It was just a few days ago that the White […]

More » selling ‘copy controlled’ CDs without telling its (online) customers

Wednesday, March 5th, 2003 • 5:56 am

Here’s a copy of an email message I sent to earlier today: Dear Sir or Madam, On February 26th, I placed an ORDER [#xxxxx] for XX items, including the following: MASSIVE ATTACK 100TH WINDOW $14.49 My ORDER was shipped to me on the same day, and I received it today (March 4th). To my […]

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Andrew Sullivan and black and white babbling

Wednesday, March 5th, 2003 • 1:36 am

For some reason, I subscribed to the Wall Street Journal‘s free “Best of the Web” online service a while back, which sends you a daily compilation by email of what they feel is the “best of the web”. I guess I just wanted to expose myself, to a certain degree, to the pro-war doctrine, in […]

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Apple-designed online music service?

Wednesday, March 5th, 2003 • 12:57 am

If true, must be the news item of the week (at least)! “Labels Think Apple Has Perfect Pitch“ Of course, it remains to be seen what exactly it lets you do with your music. But at least it sounds like Apple might just have found the ever-elusive compromise between copyright protection and digital freedom. (Of […]

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