Larry Dignan

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Latest Posts

We the Sheeple (and other tales of DRM woe)

This past Friday, I wrote my personal Delcaration of InDRMpendence.  It scratches the surface of why we must place a citizens' injunction on Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) technology before it's too late.

October 3, 2005 by David Berlind


In pursuit of the zero-footprint Office

It seems that a tipping point, or at least an new level of awareness, has been reached about the next Web frontier--a new generation of desktop productivity applications (think Microsoft Office without all the bits on your machine) with rich, interactive client interfaces and low-cost administration. They are built using technologies like AJAX, Flash and Java, with all the logic on the server and using XML and Web service bindings.

October 2, 2005 by Dan Farber


Declaration of InDRMpendence

Is your anti-virus or anti-spyware technology warning you about the Digital Rights Management software on your computer?  If not, it should be.

September 30, 2005 by David Berlind


Skype's post-eBay roadmap

Fellow ZDNet blogger Russell Shaw has an in-depth interview with Saul Klein, Skype's vice president and chief marketing officer, about the new version of Skype, the company's ambitious plans, E-911, personalized Skype, QoS VoIP and PBX intergration and, of course, eBay parenthood. Here's how the marketing chief handled a question on the eBay deal:  Well, one of the new 1.

September 30, 2005 by Dan Farber