picking the media\'s digital lock
20,200 5j\'s new book The Dark Web: The war between Hollywood and the digital generationD.
Lasica, covering the ground that has been beaten before: Often
Large entertainment companies are trying to control the harsh or ignorant ways of content or subverting emerging technologies, and how people can bypass these efforts by sharing content online --
Anonymous places such as private internet relay chat rooms and free network projects (freenet. sourceforge. net). Mr.
Journalist Lasica brought the gift of storytelling to the subject, but what really made Darknet unique was that it was born online and still lives at www. darknet. com.
This book is just part of the whole project, written in collaboration with the audience through wiki-
A Web application that allows any user to add or edit content.
At the scene, sir.
Lasica and his readers continue to share the news and expand on the ideas presented in the book.
Many excerpts are also provided on his website.
\"Darknet\" is a term created by a Microsoft research team in 2002.
According to Mr.
They suggest, \"Copy protection should be used wisely by media companies.
\"Because users don\'t like digital locks, someone will figure out how to pick them, and the content will spill out into the dark network despite doing their best to block it out.
The best way for companies to crack down on dark web piracy, they say, is to provide affordable, convenient, eye-catching products and services.
In other words, the most effective replication protection system is a great business model.
The big media basically ignored the suggestion. -
Their danger, sir. Lasica says.
The industry\'s war against its own customers will only further alienate them, and the darnians will thrive.
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When it was recently discovered that a hidden sex scene was included in the video game \"rogue cars: San Andreas\", many people questioned the resulting moral anger.
Some people ask, why is anyone shocked by this because over the years, the game has become a top-ranking sport with ugly brutality and amazing violence?
Now, Bethany McLean, a reporter for Fortune magazine, is in an article (fortune. com)
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\"What is the biggest dispute ---and top-selling --
\"The chivalrous car is not embedded in the scene . \"McLean writes.
\"It\'s a financial scam for game makers.
Why don\'t investors care?
She tells the story of \"The history of financial misconduct, the huge stock sales in the scandal, and the cycle --
Door Management, \"Game Maker at Take two software, wondering why the stock did not fall properly. LESS IS MORE --
The more data the better, especially in terms of investment. Right?
Wrong, said Jim wader, the keeper of the investors.
Observe the purpose of investors. blogspot.
Com will show \"insufficient reporting, insufficient appreciation and neglected news in the market \".
\"But that\'s not enough, Sir.
Waddell decided this week.
So he expanded the scope of the website.
\"Most of the time, you don\'t need to know much as an investor.
Of course, a large number of statistics are reported almost every day.
Most are just noise.
\"New materials ---
Personal financial skills-political rant-
However, the mission of the site is to focus on news events in reverse.
The site\'s smart investment review continues, including Mr.
Waddell\'s thoughts on Google\'s second sale this week.
Fill to the edge--
Have you ever thought about how much your favorite caffeine drink will take to kill you? O. K. , you haven\'t.
But if you\'re curious, you can use the caffeine calculator at energyfiend to find out the answer.
A strange little blog dedicated to buzz --
Pick your poison from the drip
Down the menu, then enter your weight and click the kill me button.
People weighing 175 pounds will die if they consume 1,592.
According to a blog report, 50 bottles of Diet Tea Snapple. A mere 99.
53 cans of Starbucks will kill the same person with two guns.
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A version of this article was printed on page C00005 of the National edition on August 20, 2005, with the title: what is online;
Select a digital lock for the media.