http://youtu.be/xUHQ2ybTejU shows the musical structure of J.S. Bach’s “crab canon”. It’s a great example of the value of notation-based annotation synchronized in time with audio. /via Dan Krimm.
Mark Boas on hyperaudio: Hyperaudio is a series of technologies built upon the foundations of HTML5 audio which aim to make audio a first class citizen of the web. In particular, but not exclusively, we are concerned with the spoken word. What Hyperaudio hopes to achieve: make audio searchable make audio linkable make audio navigable […]
Google has reinstated Grooveshark’s app to the Android Market. My guess is that Google original took it down as part of a quid pro quo for YouTube or Play rights, and has now decided that this gives Grooveshark a good case to sue Google. It comes back to Grooveshark’s tortious interference counterclaim against UMG.
ereads.com covers a guy who makes his living writing DMCA takedown requests: Hank St. James is a piracy exterminator for hire. For a fee he monitors pirate sites and when he finds a client’s book on one he emails a takedown notice to the bad guys. “Sometimes this entails as many as nine emails to […]
Shoemoney.com: When news hit that Google would begin taking the number of DMCAs a website receives into its ranking algorithm, there was a definite split among SEOs about whether it was a smart move or not. On the one hand, it would negatively impact scraper sites or websites that have lifted content from one of […]
Google URL Takedown Requests Up 100% In a Month, Up 1137% On 2011 The massive wave of DMCA takedowns sent by rightsholders to Google in recent months is growing at an astonishing rate. During the past month the number of takedown requests received by the search giant doubled to almost 1.5 million URLs per week. […]
The American DMCA defined the global rulebook for safe harbor. Europe, Canada, and Oceania have rough parity with the DMCA. Except that in the US, you have to register an agent with the government. Outside the US a site just needs to post contact info on its web site. Inside the US a site needs […]