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Confession time: I am a total sucker for acoustic covers of non-acoustic songs. Obadiah Parker’s cover of “Hey Ya” by OutKast is life-changing. If you’ve never heard it, seek it out from a legal source and enjoy. I’ll wait.
Welcome back. Now clearly, Obadiah Parker created his brilliant version legally through a license. He arranged [...]Continue Reading →
On January 28, 2013 By Amelia McKeithen January 14, 2015
On Martin Luther King Day, an employee of a Nashville music venue, Rocketown, that bills itself as a Christian-based non-profit youth outreach facility wore a band t-shirt to work. This shirt, designed by a band that had played at Rocketown, also voiced support for same-sex marriage. That same day, he was fired . [...]Continue Reading →
Since the advent of social media, the specter of online censorship has loomed. Last week, Twitter dove headlong into the fray with a swift one-two punch that has some celebrating and others crying foul. Nine months ago Twitter unveiled plans that would allow the company to block access to certain Twitter accounts on [...]Continue Reading →
On October 18, 2012 By Lizzie Maratea October 17, 2012
U.S. consumers use smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and laptops to access email, download apps, engage in mobile commerce, upload and download content, stream video, video chat, use navigation systems, and search the Internet. Responding to the demand for these wireless services, mobile broadband providers are rolling out 4G LTE networks and offering particularized data plans to [...]Continue Reading →
How many times have you seen little bits of tape over laptop cameras? Ever wondered if someone was silently watching you from the little eye on top of your computer screen? For some laptop renters a little past-due on their payments, that fear became a reality. Unbeknownst to them, the company that provided [...]Continue Reading →
With the rise of smart phones and increased broadband usage, mobile providers are scrambling to gain access to unused wireless spectrum. Currently, mobile providers have enough spectrum to run their networks, but with the rise of smart phones and increased tablet usage, they are approaching capacity. TV broadcasters, among others, [...]Continue Reading →
On August 29, 2012 By Shane Valenzi August 28, 2012
Few moments in a playwright’s life can compare to the anticipation, thrill, and excitement of opening night. Many are so fraught with nerves they can’t even watch. But on the opening night of his new play, “3C,” playwright David Adjmi found himself battling not only nervous jitters, but a squadron of lawyers attempting [...]Continue Reading →
On August 3, 2012 By Colton Cline August 2, 2012
It seems for now that the record labels have the upper hand. They have the upper hand on content pirates and artists.
In 2008, Swedish prosecutors filed charges against four individuals that predominately ran the Pirate Bay: Svartholm Warg, Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij, and financier Carl Lundström. The defendants were found [...]Continue Reading →
Internet trolls use the anonymity of the Internet to inflame emotions, tarnish reputations and possibly damage careers. In Internet slang, troll refers to someone who participates in a range of actions from attacking total strangers and celebrities to bullying. Recently trolls received worldwide attention for their attacks on Nicola Brookes and [...]Continue Reading →
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