Various News Items
The RIAA was voted the worst company in America on Consumerist – nice work boys.
The EFF has filed a suit on behalf of the makers of a YouTube video that was taken down during that whole Viacom thing. They say that Viacom’s complaint against this video, which uses clips of The Colbert Report in a parody, was a violation of the DMCA and an infringement of the film makers’ right to free speech. Probably not worth a billion dollars or anything, but it’s nice to know there’s someone like the EFF willing to step up for fair use.
More important than either of these, two excellent shows were had this weekend in Ardmore and Annapolis. Thanks to both audiences for coming out and making even the afternoon show really fun and rocktastic. This Thursday I’ll be at the 8×10 in Baltimore, and then Friday at the Cutting Room in NYC.