Saturday, February 02, 2008

Filling iPods for scientitific purposes

A well-meaning and welcome move by the Italian parliament to non-commerical sharing of 'degraded' music files has effectively created a massive loophole in Italian law - because all mp3 files are 'degraded' in a legal sense.

Of course, having had their error pointed out to them, Italy's lawmakers could simply pass a new law to tighten up the wording of the old - but they might be too busy right now.