Tag Archives: Policy

Clash of Standardizations

In the age of information Wars do video standards draw the fault lines of conflict? This is probably old news with all of the new formats and the convergence on the computer screen. But I was interested to see that North Korea uses PAL for domestic broadcast and runs a propaganda station in NTSC aimed […]

Stopping Cingular from Locking

About a year ago I went to pick out a new mobile phone. I had been rocking the camera-less phone with the black and white screen for much too long, so my mobile phone provider (Cingular [The New AT&T {The same old scams}]) all but begged me to upgrade so they could make profit on […]