How I Met Your Mother
Studios Demand Google Take Down Their Own Sites Because DMCA Really Works For Real
Is it time to declare that the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a mess yet? Because several major studios have requested that Google take down legitimate websites featuring their own content, including their Facebook pages, and in one case a direct link to a show's page on its own network website. The requests were most likely filed automatically by bots scouring the Internet for copyright violations, but still, when you ask Google to take down your own movie from iTunes and Amazon because of copyright violations that don't exist, you look like a jerk. Or at least an idiot. Yeah, probably an idiot.Read on...
Today Is International Suit Up Day 2010
In honor of Barney Stinson, Neil Patrick Harris' dashing, suit-clad womanizer on the CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother, it has been decreed that today, like October 13th of every year, is International Suit Up Day. More than 700,000 people worldwide have already committed to wear suits today on Facebook; have you? The rules of the day explained:Read on...