CNET News Daily Podcast: Slicing up the Web with Mozilla's Ubiquity

Webware.com's Rafe Needleman stops by to talk about Mozilla's new browser plug-in that makes mashups from the whole Web. Also, a win for the RIAA, and a Facebook movie might be in the works.

A new browser plug-in from Mozilla allows anyone to slice and dice the Web in almost anyway they want. It's a command-line interface called Ubiquity, and Webware.com's Rafe Needleman stops by to explain what this and similar applications like it mean for the future of the Web.

Also in today's episode: the RIAA wins an important victory, film studios possibly collaborating on a new DRM scheme, and a Facebook movie might be in the works.
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Today's stories:

Mozilla Ubiquity and the fracturing of the Web

Report: Studios want interoperable DRM

Israel to display Dead Sea Scrolls online

In UK, iPhone ad banned over 'all Internet' claim

Jeff Howe on 'crowdsourcing'

'Facebook: The Movie': Now, who should play Mark Zuckerberg?

About the author

Erica Ogg is a CNET News reporter who covers Apple, HP, Dell, and other PC makers, as well as the consumer electronics industry. She's also one of the hosts of CNET News' Daily Podcast. In her non-work life, she's a history geek, a loyal Dodgers fan, and a mac-and-cheese connoisseur.

 

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