Thursday, July 16, 2009

Zookz, lawks and crikey

You might recall a while back, the World Trade Organisation decided that American bans on online gambling infringed the rights of Antigua and - after toying with the idea of making Americans work as butlers for Antiguans - decided that Antigua should be allowed recompense by ignoring a bunch of US copyrights?

Well, despite the crazy sentence never quite having been fully worked through, a company called Zookz is taking the WTO at its word and launching a sort-of legal illegal download subscription service.

Only they probably don't have the right to do it, and they haven't got much in the way of content anyway. Cheeky, rather than a real challenge.