Investigating ebook technology and other digital 'contents' for PDA, especially Pocket PC (...and iPod)
(updated April 4, 04)
multi formats one stop
shopping site, include non fiction and exclusive short fictions.
the best free ebook site in several
3. PeanutPress, award winning ebook store
for PDA, friendly DRM solutions.
eSummaries that deliver wisdom. Perfect for PDA users.
5. eBookAd, many indies label are here
Univ. of Virginia
Library, Free ebooks
7. FreeeLiterature dot com,
classics for free
8. Memoware, free documents from
ESSPC, great place to
start your collection (Free)
10.The Online Book Page,
from U.Penn. new
Recommended eBooks from my ebook shelf
(email me for 10%
Don't Know Much About History
Dirty Little Secrets
Killing The Buddha
The Get With the Program! Guide to Fast Food and Family Restaurants
Star Trek Series
Angels and Demons
Holly Bible NIV ed.
Da Vinci Code
Letters to Penthouse XIX
Letters to Penthouse XVIII
7 Keys to Weight Loss Freedom
Against All Enemies
eBook Mail List/Newsgroup:
Pocket PC Links:
iPod Links: new
Pocket PC eBooks Watch - eBook and beyond
You Stole my Alphabets
Name That Note
Is it stealing to copy half a measure from a 1970s funk record? If the intellectual-property hawks have their way, yes.
The stories sound like urban legends, only they're true: A judge halts the distribution of a Bruce Willis movie because one scene resembles a drawing by an avant-garde architect. The Beastie Boys are sued for using a six-second snippet of an obscure flute recording--even though they got a release from the record company beforehand. And, most recently, a federal appeals court holds a film studio liable for a soundtrack tune that includes a three-note guitar lick from a recording by 1970s funkster George Clinton.
What's next, copyrighting a single note? We're almost there. In a digital world, where entire songs and movies can be composed from bits and pieces of other media, lawyers are working overtime to protect what their clients see as the right to be paid for every scrap of intellectual property.
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