#APPLE

10 Great Moments From SXSW Interactive 2011

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Every year, SXSW Interactive finds and displays the best from gaming and the web.

THE COOLER

12.23 The Cooler

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=156253"> Wendi Handley Kwame Kilpatrick's 14 Most Scandalous Moments <a href="http://www.blackenterprise.com/business/2010/12/20/kwame-kilpatrick%E2%80%99s-14-most-scandalous-moments/">[Black Enterprise]</a> Keri Hilson: Sex Sells, But I'm No Sell Out <a href="http://www.bvonlove.com/2010/12/22/keri-hilson-sex-sells-but-im-no-sell-out/">[Black Voices]</a> Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Film Geek <a href="http://theurbandaily.com/movies/theurbandailystaff1/christmas-gifts-for-movie-fans-2010-ideas-for-your-favorite-film-geek/">[TUD]</a> Has Dr.

YAHOO

Breaking News: Look At This Dog

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This is Doug (formerly "Ug"), the abandoned, two-year-old, half-blind Pointer cross dog who sat in a British animal shelter for months awaiting adoption before a cafe worker in South Yorkshire saw him on the shelter's website and fell in love.

Spotlight

Au Revoir Limewire, Good Riddance

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/10/sony-ends-production-of-walkman"> Much like the <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/10/sony-ends-production-of-walkman">Walkman</a>, I'd be halfway surprised that <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/limewire">LimeWire</a> was still up and running if it wasn't for people asking me for an alternative from time to time.

RIAA

Colleges Cracking Down on Piracy, As If That Will Do Anything

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Here's a fun fact about media piracy: <a href="http://www.tgdaily.com/business-and-law-features/49365-organisations-exaggerate-costs-of-piracy-says-goa">nobody knows how much it actually costs the entertainment industry.</a> But we do know that the MPAA <a href="http://www.daily-nonsense.com/Blog/mpaa-lies-about-college-piracy">released a report rife with what they claim were mistakes</a>, and that the claims of losses <a href="http://www.tomsguide.com/us/Piracy-China-USITC-RIAA-MPAA,news-7120.html">are rife with assumptions and inaccuracies</a>.

Trae Tha Truth

4.15 The Cooler

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Sam Five Facebook Rules To Live By [Uproxx] Jerry Rice To Make Debut In Pro Golf [Yahoo] Freeway Talks Islam & Quitting The Music Industry [HHNM] Nike Air DT Max 96 Returns Holiday 2010 [The Shoe Game] Government Study Says RIAA & Pals Full Of [...].

#FUTURAMA

8.2 The Cooler

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Kimah Nicole, Snickers Status How Companies Make Money Off Prisoners [Black Voices] Am I Too Old For Hickies? [NWSO] Worst Celeb DUI Excuses Ever [Maxim] Black Wii Now Available From Importers For $333 [Engadget] Beat Society Interview with M-Phazes [Beat Society] Sports Cereal: A Spoonful Of [...].

the game

7.25 The Cooler

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Her Name Is Krystinna.

Young Jeezy

6.24 The Cooler

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Soaking Wet Wednesdays With Briana Elise B Is For Bob: How Bob Marley Got Censored For Kids [Complex] Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Heads to the House [Coed] Naughty By Nature Teams With Microsoft To Promote PDA [AHH] Lil Wayne’s Lawyer Questions Authorities’ Search Methods In [...].

#APPLE

4.23 The Cooler

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Kaitlin, Your Thick Thursday Offering Freda Payne, Thelma Houston, K.C. Casey Embarrass Themselves On American Idol [Newsday] Driven: Nissan 370Z vs. Ford Mustang [Men's Journal] Economy Be Damned: Apple Posts Its Best Second Quarter Earnings Ever [Tech Crunch] Poor DVD Sales Hamper U.S. Film [...].

#Marvel

4.6 The Cooler

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Eve Canela On A Muy Bueno Monday Prostitutes All Over Twitter, Naturally [Gawker] Terrence Howard Says Marvel Betrayed Him With 'Iron Man 2' Contract [The Playlist] Welcome 2 Chicago: The Lost Songs [FSD] WrestleMania’s Greatest Moments I-XXIV [HHR] Radiohead to Testify Against the RIAA [Torrent [...].

TYLER PERRY

2.21 The Cooler

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For Freak Something Saturday we present Mariya Sprtieva Price of Battered Rihanna Pic: $62,500 [Gawker] Preacher Creflo Dollar Signs Hip-Hop Artist [AHH] Time Mag's 25 Blogs Of 2009 [Time] NY Post Apologizes — To Some — Over Obama Cartoon [Yahoo] The White Stripes on Late [...].

SMOKE BREAK

“How Does This Benefit You Again?”

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It's a new year yet the RIAA is still on that bullshit.

Whitney Harper

“The World Is Not Enough…”

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While announcing this <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=10015">agreement</a> out front in press conference, upstairs the legal department decided to reject a judge's decision for 20-year-old Whitney Harper to pay $200 per song after having been found guilty in a copyright infringement case.

Whitney Harper

The Good, The Bad… & The RIAA

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It appears things will be looking up for sites like Muxtape which have <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=6421">recently</a> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=6450">come</a> under the scrutiny of the RIAA.

The Enforcement of Intellectual Rights Act

“I’m Just A Bill…”

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<a href="http://www.opencongress.org/bill/110-s522/text"><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/24427145@N04/2851225341/" title="I'm just an enorcement of intellectual property rights - bill by MZ - TSS, on Flickr"> Thursday afternoon the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 14 - 4 for <a href="http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c110:S.3325:">The Enforcement of Intellectual Rights Act</a> which would allow the U.

THE NEW MODEL

“Hold Up, Wait A Minute, Let Me…” – More On Muxtape

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The RIAA released their statement regarding their current duel with Muxtape, simply saying they had been in communications with Muxtape for months but the site "was hosting copies of copyrighted sound recordings without authorization from the copyright owners.




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