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11:35 AM ET, October 5, 2007

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Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com:
Four reasons why the RIAA won a jury verdict of $220,000  —  The Recording Industry Association of American got a chance on Thursday to show everyone just how heavy and intimidating the legal club of copyright law can be.  —  As my colleague Greg Sandoval wrote a few hours ago …
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Jeff Leeds / New York Times:
Labels Win Suit Against Song Sharer  —  In a crucial legal victory for record labels and other copyright owners, a federal jury yesterday found a Minnesota woman liable for copyright infringement for sharing music online and imposed a penalty of $222,000 in damages.
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
RIAA trial verdict is in: jury finds Thomas liable for infringement  —  Duluth, Minnesota — After just four hours of deliberation and two days of testimony, a jury found that Jammie Thomas was liable for infringing the record labels' copyrights on all 24 the 24 recordings at issue in the case of Capitol Records v. Jammie Thomas.
Interactive Advertising Bureau:
INTERNET ADVERTISING REVENUES CONTINUE TO SOAR, REACH NEARLY $10 BILLION IN FIRST HALF OF '07  —  Historic Second Quarter: Revenues Exceed $5 Billion for the First Time  —  The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) today released the IAB Internet Advertising …
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Ashkan Karbasfrooshan / HipMojo.com:
Google's Shock and Awe: 40% of US Online Ad Revs in Q1 and Q2  —  One thing stood out in the IAB's report that online ads clocked in over $10B in the US alone.  —  How much went to Google?  —  Google generated $3.66B in Q1 2007 revenues and $3.871B in Q2 2007, that's $7.531B.
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
China Blocking RSS Feeds  —  The Chinese Government has added a blanket ban on all RSS feeds, according to a report at Ars Technica.  —  There have been reports previously that Feedburner feeds have been blocked, but to-date information delivered by RSS feeds has generally gone uncensored …
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Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
China's Great Firewall turns its attention to RSS feeds
Discussion: Mashable!
rentzsch.com:
apple's antiCAPSLOCK  —  About a month ago I picked up a new Apple keyboard.  That's the new thin model, the wired variant.  —  I'm rather pleased with it: like all keyboards, the previous model had a propensity of collecting debris+cruft.  Unlike most other keyboards …
Discussion: CrunchGear, Gadget Lab, Compiler and MacUser
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Apple's iPhone Walled Garden An Opportunity For Competitors To Make The iPhone The Next Hiptop  —  While we agree with some others that Apple's decision to focus on a walled garden approach to iPhone apps seems short-sighted, it certainly does open up an opportunity for competitors — and those competitors seem to be realizing it.
Discussion: PC World
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Mike Schramm / The Unofficial Apple Weblog:
Confirmed: Apple component cable works with iPhone
Discussion: Gadget Lab, Gizmodo and Mobility Site
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
iPod "nana" spews chest-high flames from trousers — lawsuit at 11  —  Prepare to be amazed at what passes for investigative journalism on television these days.  Atlanta's WSB-TV Action News team ran a sensational iPod "nana" piece last night under the title "Man's Pants Catch Fire At Airport."
Discussion: O'Grady's PowerPage
Paul Graham:
The Future of Web Startups  —  There's something interesting happening right now.  Startups are undergoing the same transformation that technology does when it becomes cheaper.  —  There's a pattern that we see over and over in technology.  Initially there's some kind of device that's …
Christopher Hogg / Digital Journal:
Exclusive: Holt Renfrew Insider Says iPhone Coming to Canada in Two Weeks  —  While we're still marking this as rumour alert, a Holt Renfrew insider has told DigitalJournal.com the luxury retailer will be carrying Apple's iPhone across Canada by mid-October 2007.
Peter Sayer / InfoWorld:
Orange aims to improve GSM coverage for businesses  —  (InfoWorld) - Mobile phone operator Orange plans to offer a business version next year of the mobile-over-DSL technology it already offers consumers.  —  The Onsite Coverage service will enable businesses to improve mobile phone coverage …
Discussion: The Register
John Leyden / The Register:
Spammers turn YouTube into spam relay channel  —  Will anyone notice the difference?  —  Miscreants have turned a YouTube service into a spam relay channel.  —  YouTube contains a facility that allows users to invite their friends to view videos that they are looking at or have posted.
Discussion: Read/WriteWeb
24/7 Wall St.:
Details Of Yahoo! (YHOO) Break-Up From Bernstein Research  —  24/7 Wall St. has obtained a copy of the Bernstein Research report on the break-up of Yahoo!.  —  The first model done by Bernstein assume that the company is broken into three parts.  —  The first piece is Display Advertising.
 
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Declan McCullagh / CNET News.com:
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BBC:
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