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101 Fabulous Freebies

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Now They’re After You: Music Cops Target Users

From the April 2003 issue of PC World magazine

Millions of people download copyrighted songs and even movies from the Internet with little fear of being caught. That’s about to change.

“[The music industry is] starting to move down the food chain,” says Lawrence Hertz, a partner at New York law firm Hall Dickler Kent Goldstein and Wood, and a specialist in online law.… Read the rest

Internet fixes

by Kim Zetter and Dylan F. Tweney
From the April 2003 issue of PC World magazine

[author’s note: Kim wrote the main story; I wrote the six sidebars, the text of which is reproduced below. Be sure to get the magazine to see the excellent illustrations by Hal Mayforth!]

Internet Fixes


E-Mail Programs: Insulate Your In-Box

Microsoft Outlook: Security vulnerabilities in Outlook 2002 are addressed by the service packs for Office XP (see “Office Suites“).… Read the rest

Hollywood vs. Your PC

Movie and music moguls are hopping mad over the new technologies that are transforming digital entertainment. Washington is listening. What’s at risk? Your ability to enjoy DVDs and CDs you’ve bought, your privacy–even your control over your PC.

Dylan F. Tweney
From the November 2002 issue of PC World magazine
Posted Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Some PCs crashed.… Read the rest

2010: A PC Odyssey

Ten years from now, will you have a PC? If so, what will it look like, and how will it work? We asked research-lab experts where the PC is going–and got surprising answers.

From the October 2000 issue of PC World magazine

by Dylan Tweney, dylan@tweney.com

"2010 is going to be a great year," you think as you park your hybrid gas/electric car at the multimedia theater.… Read the rest

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