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Your callers are so disciplined.
'Heroes' is now on Netflix.
Windows update ruined 'Mario' emulator.
Hey Tom, Molly, and Jason,
I just went out to the Radiohead Web site you talked about in episode 572 and tried putting in $0.00 for the price and it looks like it will work. I didn't complete the order but I got to a confirmation page and it looks like if I had hit the submit button it would work.
Love the show.
Joel C. in S.C.
Try using winamp with the ml_ipod plugin (technically a replacement for the built-in iPod interface). It is a great alternative to iTunes that won't complain about not being updated. Google ml_ipod for more details.
Peter from Brampton, Ontario (Ontario Canada--not Ontario, Calif.)
I came across the software Media Monkey.
It allows users to sync with all generation of iPods (except the newer ones), but unfortunately doesn't allow syncing with the iPhone.
Ms. Wood requested suggestions for an iTunes alternative.
It's sad that she won't ever get to use this piece of software, since it's for Linux, but Amarok is the coolest thing since individually wrapped sliced cheese!!!
It does everything that iTunes does, and then some. Mr. Merritt, you should definitely try it, if you haven't yet.
There is also the old Democracy player, now Miro, but somehow I doubt it will appeal to Ms. Wood's tastes.
Love the show! Bring back Veronica as a guest!
(writing from iPod Touch. Yay!)
As for AT&T's censorship policy, I predict that they will soon have the highest customer satisfaction out of all ISP's: Your customers are ALWAYS satisfied when you terminate the unhappy ones. I too have AT&T and I just want to say that I really hate how they don't let you u$;nl0$(??£><<%^8$.......
Mitchell from Carlsbad, Calif.
Just so you know before you order the new Falcon jet.
Thanks for reading my e-mail on today's show.
At the time of writing my e-mail last week I didn't have the full text of the DMCA takedown notice.
Here's the actual demand.
IMMEDIATELY REMOVE THE FOLLOWING THREADS INCLUDING ALL LINKS AND REFERENCES TO UNAUTHORIZED MATERIAL ASSOCIATED WITH THE ARTIST E-40.
I'll concede, haven't seen a lot (any?) of takedown notices before maybe this is a standard request, maybe I'm reading too much into this, or maybe it's just a poor wording (seems unlikely when lawyers are involved). But the request to "...remove the following threads..." seems completely unreasonable. Our legal advice agrees, we're keeping the threads up.
I'll try to write a blog post later today with a little more context, keep you posted.
Here's the blog post I wrote about the whole DCMA debacle.
The actual forum thread in question isn't even that controversial in my opinion. It seems like WB is just trying to put down a rumour. If that's not their motivation, then I'm completely lost.