Just found this on Slashdot, apparently some Disney Channel show, The Proud Family, aired an episode on Oct. 5 telling the story of a young girl and how she gets wrapped up in “free music”. Check out the full story. Comedy.
A News.com report says “Technology industry heavyweights are trying to kill a Hollywood-backed plan heading for Congress that would require anti-piracy protections in PCs, CD players and other consumer electronics devices.
I’ve been using XP since June, and had seen some of the music features, but didn’t notice them all until recently. Here are the ones I’ve noticed: Bad: Simple (yet shitty) mp3 or wma –> audio cd in WMP8 (i suggest you use nero..
According to a News.com report, “Windows XP favors Microsoft’s Windows Media Audio (WMA) format, in part because the company did not want to pay Thomson Multimedia the licensing fee for MP3 encoding.
Drink your coffee and welcome to the new Audiogalaxy: “A basic subscription will be necessary from January due to very high server loads, AudioGalaxy has regrettably had to remove selected songs from many boards.
Yes within 24hr, Songspy willl release a new version and I have the screenshot for you!! Here’s your first glimpse at what the new program will look like! AKPC_IDS += “285,”;
I have heard of two cases in which users who downloaded pornography video files using KaZaa have had their computers infected with two different versions of the notorious loveletter virus, VBS.LoveLetter.AS and VBS.LoveLetter.worm.
It’s a few weeks ago that the last XoloX version came out. Meanwhile some gnutella servants provide metadata (e.g. Gnotella), it would be very helpfull if XoloX gets envolved – also some minor/major bugs need to be fixed.
A new program called BuddyShare is now available. It’s a gnutella client with all those extra features. Best of all, it relies on each clients server and not a central based server. The clients can view which user has what in queue, and can open a direct chat with them.
We have just finished some fixes to FileNavigator 2.8. Some changes have been made to the P2P system. The new client will detect low speed connections, and keep them from routing traffic. This will help increase download speeds for modem users. Click here to download.
I have decided to make the removal of the limit easyer for less advanced users. Here is the Link Now you can get over 128Bit Files.
Everyone should check out the relatively new “decentralized napster”.
MP3newswire.net has posted the manifesto of Beale Screamer, the anonymous coder who broke the MS DRM scheme.
Finally theres some news about winmx 3.0. Checked there site, seems its going to be out in beta in early november. Heres some of the features it says on there website: New features that will be included in v3.
Although I’m not a big fan of Fastrack, I thought there might be some Linux users who might be interested in this. Kazaa has released a command line alpha client (it wouldn’t suprise me if the gIFT project sparked this). You can probably expect a GUI or front end to follow.
A News.com report says “The San Diego, Calif.-based company said its MP3.com Web site will still give customers a place to listen to music. A new division, dubbed MP3 Technologies, will provide the technology for MP3.
The Register is reporting that an anonymous coder has cracked Microsoft’s Digital Rights Management Version 2.
A new software is coming soon, probably the next big internet tool. In facts, The Bridge seems to be the next step in peer-to-peer file transfer. Not technicaly – P2P networking is just a basic Internet functionality – but with a lot of new search tools and a cool interface.
I have downloaded Morpheus for the second time on another PC, and this time I get even 128 + bitrate MP3! I think this is the next big step to make quality file sharing easy and fast.
Northeastern University, birthplace of Shawn Fanning’s Napster, is turning on its grandchildren.