iTunes user sues Apple over FairPlay DRM

Macworld: “Thomas William Slattery has filed a class action suit against Apple Computer Inc. in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging Apple is guilt of violating federal antitrust laws and California’s unfair competition law by requiring users who buy music from the iTunes Music Store to use an iPod if they…

Tim Allen on Martha Stuart

Patent Pending Blog: ” Tim Allen had this to say about Martha Stewart: Boy, I feel safer now that she’s behind bars. O.J. & Kobe are walking around; Osama BinLaden, too, but they take the one woman in America willing to cook and clean and work in the yard and haul her ass to jail.’”

Pompeii Goes Digital

BBC NEWS: “The old-fashioned audio tour of historical places could soon be replaced with computer-generated images that bring the site to life. A European Union-funded project is looking at providing tourists with computer-augmented versions of archaeological attractions. It would allow visitors a glimpse of life as it was originally lived in places such as Pompeii.”

Six Apart Guide to Comment Spam

Six Apart: “This document describes how malicious or unwanted comments (‘comment spam’) affect weblogs, the techniques spammers use to abuse weblogs, and the tactics that can be used to prevent and defend against these attacks. Also included is a review of the strengths and weaknesses of each tactic, instructions for implementing them on your weblog…

Seagate 5 GB CompactFlash Hard Drive

Digital Photography Blog: ” Seagate, the world’s number-one consumer electronics hard drive designer, announced today at CES that the Seagate CompactFlash Photo Hard Drive, with a massive 5GB capacity, begins shipping next month into retail stores across the country.”

MSN Video Downloads Debuts

MSN Video Downloads: “Welcome to the preview of the MSN® Video Downloads service, your daily source for downloadable video content that you can take with you anywhere.”

Wal-Mart Worker Guilty of Poisoning Boss

Errrrr….uhhhh. Yahoo! News: “A Miami woman was found guilty Wednesday of poisoning her boss by putting rat poison into his soda can. Femesha Foster, 37, was caught on a hidden camera dropping the toxic mix into Mark Caruso’s drink in 2000. The pair were co-workers at a Wal-Mart store in Pembroke Pines. She said was…