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Landmark Web anniversary passes quietly

Twenty years ago a European agency that had proposed the World Wide Web said the standards could be used for free. Today, a columnist asks, why is the W3C considering standards that could limit access

Ontario privacy czar sees danger in emerging tech

As biometrics, RFID and DRM continue to permeate our society, so does the need to protect personal information. Ann Cavoukian lays out her plan in a white paper presented to the University of Waterloo

How much is your data worth?

I recently was asked the value of my laptop. I estimated $2 million. When asked how that could be, I said,

IBM, Philips work on broadband content delivery

IBM Corp. intends to develop a demonstration platform for delivering secure digital broadband content to home users in partnership with the Telematics Institute and the Philips Research division of Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV, the companies announced Tuesday.



Big guns take aim at digital copyright management

Backed by some of the biggest names in the online entertainment industry, RealNetworks Inc. on Wednesday announced the formation of the XMCL (Extensible Media Commerce Language) Initiative. The company said the initiative would define an open XML-based (Extensible Markup Language) framework for managing rights to digital media, including applications such as purchase, rental, video-on-demand and subscription services.

Will subscription service kill Napster?

Napster Inc., the free music-sharing service, may soon ask you for a credit card to join.

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