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Spore and More: Activate against Electronic Arts

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

"Electronic Arts (EA) and Amazon have been the targets of a justified online rebellion the last couple weeks. The impetus for the backlash is EA's use of Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) technology in its game Spore. As of right now, the game has received 2,226 1-star reviews on Amazon -- more than we've ever seen before -- and they are primarily focused on EA's DRM system.

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Don't let DRM get between you and a good book

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

"Amazon, Sony, and others are all competing to control how, what, and when we can read with their competing Digital Restrictions Management technologies. Let's let them know that we won't buy their ebook readers until they get rid of the DRM!

Join us in opposing all DRM ebook readers and DRM ebooks by taking part in this action..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 36 weeks ago
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Laptops and Desktops running Linux continue to sell out

http://dmartin.org

When I decided to buy an Asus Eee I had a hard time finding one. Amazon was sold out. Buy.com was sold out. Many of the smaller websites I found were also sold out, and claimed they would be in stock again on some future date.

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RMS: E-book

http://www.stallman.org

"Amazon's e-book device means an ugly future for book lovers." -- RMS

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Linux On Half Of All New Servers? Red Hat's Got Plans

http://www.informationweek.com

It's a goal, says the company. Offering more ways to run Linux-based apps, like its recent deal with Amazon, will help.

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Open source project aims to overhaul music search

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Software that listens to and analyzes music is driving a Sun open source project, which aims to build a music recommendation system that surpasses the systems used today by iTunes and Amazon.

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Amazon launches DRM-free "Amazon MP3" music downloads

http://www.engadget.com

If you're into DRM-free music, you have a reason to get pretty excited today. As speculated, Amazon has launched the public beta of its new digital music portal called Amazon MP3, which will feature two million songs from 180,000 artists and 20,000 labels,

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