YouTube will begin using filtering technology to block users from posting copyrighted content. This technology has long been demanded by studio executives and decried by public interest groups
eBay has opened its three largest businesses – eBay, PayPal, and Skype – to third party developers. The open API's will allow outside individuals and companies to build new shopping and buying applications, but because only a few developers will be given 'preferred' status, new programs may be slow in coming.
Yahoo said that China should not punish people for expressing their political opinions on the Internet. This comes one day after a Chinese woman announced her intention to sue Yahoo for helping Chinese officials imprison her son.
Former Engadget editor Pete Rojas is launching a new music blog that will give away songs for free. The site, RCRD LBL, will make money through advertisements on its blog.
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