two new dmca opinions: diebold (good) and bnetd (bad), plus privacy and MS patent loss.
- bnetd (9/30): opinion; coverage by ernest miller at importance of … [10/1]; seth finkelstein analysis [10/1]
- diebold (9/29): opinion
- plus arnold refuses to sign a bill requiring employers to notify employees that their email is being read. [isn't it often suggested that our elected officials are the employees of the public?] wired coverage (2004-09-30]
- and, microsoft’s FAT patent rejected. coverage: the inquirer [9/30]