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7:25 AM ET, February 3, 2007


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Jim / OPML, The Harvard Book of:
THE VIACOM INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT DMCA DEBACLE ABOUT YOUTUBE VIDEOS—SHOULD WE COUNTER-SUE???  —  I just recieved a notice that a video of mine has been removed from YouTube because of a complaint by Viacom.  The video, for the record, is a short home clip, about 30 seconds …
Andy Kazeniac / Compete Blog:
Google Video + YouTube = 51% of the Video Market
Discussion: InsideGoogle and NewTeeVee
Charlene Li / Charlene Li's Blog:
Viacom and Google/YouTube: A temporary setback to future licensing deals
Discussion: TechAddress
Elisabeth Osmeloski / Search Engine Watch Blog:
MTV Networks Demands YouTube & Google Remove Unauthorized Videos
Discussion: ResourceShelf
Malicious Website: Super Bowl XLI / Dolphin Stadium  —  Websense® Security Labs™ has discovered that the official website of Dolphin Stadium has been compromised with malicious code.  The Dolphin Stadium is currently experiencing a large number of visitors, as it is the home of Sunday's Super Bowl XLI.
Discussion: Security Fix, George Ou and digg
Ryan Naraine / Zero Day:
Super Bowl stadium site hacked, seeded with exploits  —  The official Web site of Dolphin Stadium, home of Sunday's Super Bowl XLI, has been hacked and seeded with exploit code targeting two known Windows security flaws.  —  In the attack, which was discovered by malware hunters at Websense Security Labs …
Neha Tiwari / CNET
Turning to YouTube for Super Bowl ads
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Lies, Damned Lies, and Bill Gates  —  In his interview with Bill Gates in Newsweek, Steven Levy pointed out that many of the new features in Windows Vista are similar to features already in Mac OS X. Gates's response: … This is fascinating.  In Gates's view, Microsoft came up with these features …
David Chartier / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Bill Gates: "security guys break the Mac every single day"
Discussion: Open Sources and Apple Gazette
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Ramps Up Personalized Search  —  Google is stepping up the push into personalized search results.  A new change announced today should cause many more people to take up the service.  In turn, the growth of personalized search should have a dramatic impact on search marketers as the days of …
Phil Hochmuth / Network World:
Not using all of that GigE pipe?  Save some energy  —  IEEE's Energy Efficient Ethernet looks at ways to throttle down connection speeds to save power  —  The IEEE wants to make idle or underutilized Ethernet connections more energy efficient, which could mean huge electrical cost savings for large enterprises.
Discussion: TechSpot News and Slashdot
Katie Hafner / New York Times:
Silicon Valley's High-Tech Hunt for Colleague  —  When James Gray failed to return home from a sailing trip on Sunday night, Silicon Valley's best and brightest went out to help find him.  —  After all, Dr. Gray, 63, a Microsoft researcher, is one of their own.
Discussion: All Points Blog
Jeremy Allaire / The Latest from Brightcove:
Share Your Video in Style - Brightcove Personal  —  This week we introduced some new capabilities on that we think you should take for spin.  Dubbed 'Brightcove Personal', the features allow any end-user in the world to freely create their own channels on
Discussion: JD on EP
Liz Gannes / NewTeeVee:   Brightcove Gets Personal Before it's Ready
Nick Gonzalez / TechCrunch:
Google Flatlines Again  —  This morning it appears that a number of Google services are having problems.  We first noticed last night when our Google Analytics account wasn't reporting any new data since 9am yesterday, but Analytics is often notoriously slow in receiving updates.
Discussion: Andrew R H Girdwood
Richard MacManus / Read/WriteWeb:
Top 10 Picks From DEMO 2007  —  Written by Alex Iskold and edited by Richard MacManus  —  DEMO 2007 has just wrapped up from Palm Desert CA.  The companies that demonstrated their products covered a wide spectrum: Web apps, social networking, hardware, media, wireless, security, enterprise software and other technologies.
Discussion: ben barren, Ryan Stewart and VC Ratings
Elinor Mills / CNET
Newspapers search for Web headline magic  —  On January 2, The Wall Street Journal Online posted a story with the headline: "Green Beans Comes Marching Home."  —  It happened to be an article about the Green Beans Coffee Co., which serves overseas U.S. military bases, opening its first cafe in the United States.
What Works, and What Doesn't, in Online Marketing  —  What is the word from the trenches?  —  In an end-of-the-year survey, ad:tech and MarketingSherpa asked online marketers what marketing tactics worked for them in 2006 and what they expected to concentrate their time and spending on in the months ahead.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Yahoo tests Local mashups  —  It was only on Tuesday, Yahoo was busy talking about their media mash-ups and brand initiatives.  Apparently, its not just brand-focused mash-ups.  —  They are apparently taking similar approach to other verticals as well.  A reader tipped us off …
Smaran / TorrentFreak:
Jurassic Park 4 Script Leaked onto BitTorrent  —  Possibly the most popular film of the early nineties, Jurassic Park made more money at the box office than any film before it, and was only topped only by Titanic some years later.  This was before the Internet, in 1993. 14 years later …
Discussion: digg
Om Malik / GigaOM:
A Difficult 2007 for Competitive VoIP?  —  How much worse can things get for competitive voice service providers like Vonage?  Quite a bit, especially if you take into account the results of two major cable providers - Comcast and Time Warner - and the recent bundling efforts by Verizon and AT&T.
Discussion: Aswath Weblog
Svetlana Gladkova / Profy.Com:
Top Digg User Interviewed About Digg Removing Top Users List  —  We have all read yesterday's post on TechCrunch about Digg removing list of top diggers.  And what I actually wanted to publish here for you was an opinion from those users.  And thanks to having Chrisek (Krzysztof Pajak …
Publisher launches its first "wiki" novel  —  LONDON (Reuters Life!)  - Fancy trying your hand at creative writing but can't quite find the time?  Tired of scribbling away all by yourself?  —  British publisher Penguin may have the answer — a Web-based, collaborative novel that can be written …
Discussion: PaidContent
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Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
Mac users, the BBC wants your feedback
Discussion: MacUser and digg
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
HD DVD looking over its shoulder at Blu-ray
Gord Hotchkiss / Search Engine Land:
Exclusive Interview: Larry Cornett, Yahoo Director of User Experience Design
New York Times:
A Boston Marketing Stunt That Bombed, or Did It?
Discussion: Blogging Stocks and Buzzworthy
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Apple working on hot unpluggable iPods
The Lawyers Of Second Life
 Earlier Items: 
ScottIsAFool / LiveSide:
Windows Live ID SDK (Alpha)
Wss / Netcraft:
February 2007 Web Server Survey
Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Sony announces CPF-IP001 iPod audio docking station
LC Angell / iLounge:
Apple offers iTunes fix for Vista users
John Paczkowski / Good Morning Silicon Valley:
Good Memories, Silicon Valley
Laurie J. Flynn / New York Times:
In a Well-Worked Pattern, Amazon's Revenue Rises and Its Profit Drops

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Josh Kosman / New York Post:
Sources: Media General drops plans to buy Meredith for $2.4B

Ravi Somaiya / New York Times:
New York Times memo outlines plans to double digital revenue to $800M in 2020, says 12% of readers currently deliver 90%

Lisa Campbell / Bookseller News:
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