Thursday, September 21

Copyrighted Content Running Wild At's ability to pull "user-generated" content from the Usenet newsgroups appears to be pushing large numbers of copyrighted video files onto the company's servers, allowing them to be easily downloaded to the Internet at large.

Guba, which last month said it had designed a program with the MPAA to automate the fight against copyrighted content, also said it plans more deals with movie studios to rent and sell copyrighted content through its website. A significant announcement is planned by the end of September at the earliest, said Bart Myers, vice president of operations for the video hosting firm.


Anime a mystery, but still offers some fun

The Japanese cartoons called anime have become increasingly popular in America, and just last year Huntsville High School began its own Anime Club.

I recently attended a meeting of the club and was welcomed by all. When I asked who the president of the club was, she corrected me herself. "Not president, queen," said Leslie Gray, a junior, as she handed me some much-appreciated doughnuts.