June 29, 2002

DAVE WINER says the nothing-for-any-actual consumers Microsoft settlement was about giving power to Hollywood and the federal government at the expense of users.

What worries me is that I think he’s right.

And here’s a story about how Hollywood wants permission to hack and destroy networks it thinks are infringing its copyrights. This is absolutely disgraceful.

UPDATE: Jeez, and read this. It’s enough to turn you into a Microsoft basher.