Random Thoughts

August 10, 2007

Today’s News

Filed under: Uncategorized — doctorfeelgood @ 10:07 am

French kid who translated Potter 7 faces charges (Boing Boing)

I agree with everything said in the article – 3 months to wait on a translator because the publisher is afraid of leaks – nope, not gonna work

Link

Universal goes DRM-free

Not to be a good corporate citizen but to fight iTunes – whatever the reason, the result it awesome!!! Legal mp3’s – I am going to buy $20 just to prove that I support the idea – now, does Daughtry live under Universal? How about Megadeth’s new one . . .

Link

Maybe not a big deal to most of my friends, but to the Canadians – wow, 6% is low!

Jobless rate falls to 33-year low of 6%

Link

Johnson & Johnson sues American Red Cross over use of emblem

Link

“For a multibillion-dollar drug company to claim that the Red Cross violated a criminal statute … simply so that J&J can make more money, is obscene,” said Mark Everson, the Red Cross president.”

I found this through Jaiku after Tom Merritt (bol.cnet.com) tagged it as he was reading slashdot.org (whew).

I have no comment besides unbelievable.

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