Archive for April, 2006

Harvard study jettisons original ideas, favors booing those who have them

Monday, April 3rd, 2006

“81% of a random sample of Mature-rated video games included content that was not noted on the game box.” So declares the press release crowing about findings of a study led by Associate Professor Kimberly Thompson of the Kids Risk Project at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). ”Study Finds M-Rated Video Games Contain […]

Random House Teams with Sylvania on Exclusive Reading Light Access

Saturday, April 1st, 2006

It was only a matter of time before book publishers jumped on the DMCA-enabled copyright expansion bandwagon. Book publisher Random House and Sylvania, a leading light bulb manufacturer, announced today the launch of a new strategic partnership. Beginning April 1, 2007, Random House will begin publishing all of its books using a specialized […]