admin · Jan 29, 2012 at 07:43 pm

Swan Songs are Copyrighted, Too – XDA TV

After a short hiatus, azrienoch is back with the XDA TV Recap. This week, he focuses on the major events of the last few weeks, like the SOPA and PIPA blackout, XDA’s coverage of CES 2012, AT&T’s raised rates to pay for the breakup fee with T-Mobile, and the latest threat to the freedom of “piracy”, which is a secret treaty called ACTA. Then azrienoch hones in on the expiration of the DMCA exemption for jailbreaking and rooting devices, presenting an aspect of its impact you may have never heard before. Click on for this week’s recap!

Links!!

XDA is Back; SOPA/PIPA Still a Threat

AT&T to Lick Failed Merger Wounds with Higher Rates

Megaupload.com has been Shut Down!

Meet ACTA, the Global Threat

Exemption Legalizing Rooting And Jailbreaking Will Expire, Let’s
Petition To Renew It!


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