Extenuating Circumstances

is a weblog by Dan Hon

links for 2010-07-27

Apple loses big in DRM ruling: jailbreaks are "fair use" I love this ars technica writeup: [every 3 years, the LoC updates/clarifies the DMCA] "This time, the Library went (comparatively) nuts, allowing widespread bypassing of the CSS encryption on DVDs, declaring iPhone jailbreaking to be "fair use," and letting consumers crack their legally-purchased e-books in […]

Week 5

A full week, one that spilled over into the next one more than usual. That’s good when things are slightly messy. Too tidy means not enough interesting collisions are happening. Not enough serendipity. Mostly work this week. I flew out to the mothership in Portland for a big project I’m working on that’s just getting […]