Monthly Archives: March 2010

Warner Bros. Recruits Students to Spy on Pirates

Warner Bros Entertainment UK is recruiting tech-savvy students to help the company with their anti-piracy efforts. During the 12 month internship the students will have to maintain accounts at private BitTorrent sites, develop link-scanning bots, make trap purchases and perform various other anti-piracy tasks.

More at TorrentFreak

World War II Veterans Must Pay To Sing War Songs

Veterans of World War II who sang war songs at a free concert last year have now been told that they must pay fees to copyright holders. A collections society says they are owed money since the veterans sang the songs in public. The controversy has prompted an announcement in Russia’s parliament.

More at TorrentFreak

Tokyo International Anime Fair


You know what’s happening this weekend? The Tokyo International Anime FairTokyo International Anime Fair!!!

Today alone, some 51073 visitors attended the fair, which features a substantial amount of anime-related swag, product releases, launches of new anime series and some serious art-loving.

I wish!!!

Republicans: Hating Anime, Hating Japanese

Watch this….

A side of Sulu you have never seen before

A new approach to China

Google China (http://www.google.cn) is now redirecting to Google Hong Kong (http://www.google.com.hk). This allows mainland China internet users access to uncensored Google services. Go to http://www.google.com/prc/report.html#hl=en for a list of which services are currently accessible.

Google is maintaining a sales and R&D presence on the mainland.

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/03/new-approach-to-china-update.html