Convergence Legal

Netflix Tests Streaming To Macs

ArsTechnica reports the streaming service for Macs requires FireFox and a Microsoft Silverlight plugin (for PlayReady DRM). Currently in testing, the service should be available to all Mac Netflix customers by the end of the year. Woot! Oh! And streaming to TiVo (Series3, HD and HD XL models) is slated to begin by December, Xbox […]

Legal Media

Publishers See Way to Track Content

The San Francisco-based company is Attributor, and the NY Times says its software — which allows publishers to add an “electronic fingerprint” to content — may help track pirated content. Attributor’s software can automatically send a message to the site’s operators, demanding a link back to the original publisher’s site, a share of revenue from […]

Legal Personal Technology

Another Pothole For Zune; Apple Opens Fairplay?

Engadget reports, in a “non-scientific sampling,” that Sony has disabled Zune’s song sharing feature for “popular artists by Zunerama and Zune Thoughts.” They go on: “it looks like it’s roughly 40-50 percent of artist that fall under this prohibited banner, and the worst news is that there’s no warning that a song might be unsharable […]