Christie’s describes the body (pun intended) of work as “the greatest and most visually arresting classics in the hsitory of the art of the human body.” It comes from the personal collection of Dean Edell, a physician, author, artist, and media personality with a penchant for collecting anatomical art.
Secret laws have been anathema to democracies for centuries, as they deprive persons of their right to contest the legality of a law or to be able to comply.
While the sex we see in movies – both pornographic and otherwise – may be fantasies, for many viewers, like the porn addict Jon and his romcom-loving love interest, the fictional can start to define both the real and the ideal. Throughout much of Don Jon, Gordon-Levitt swears porn is better than the real thing, but that’s only because porn has defined his ideas about sex.
Before knowing whether the judge would enforce a burden of proof the
RIAA couldn’t meet – they had no proof anyone actually downloaded songs from Thomas, the RIAA’s lawyer was building a case to have Thomas found liable for simply ripping songs without permission. That’s why the Sony executive said ripping a song was the same as stealing one, though now the RIAA finds it convenient to say she didn’t understand the question.
Steil made a name for himself hacking Microsoft’s Xbox game console. He has seen the hacked OSx86 running on a PC, and has been watching the conversations at the OSx86 Project website. But he said he is not hacking the operating system himself.
Does the Recording Industry Association of America think that you have the legal right to rip MP3s off CDs that you own? The evidence says the RIAA thinks you are a criminal if you make MP3s out of your late 80’s hair metal CD collection, but probably won’t sue you unless you send that MP3 to a friend or share it on the internet.
The price happens to match an announcement by Israeli defense firm Elbit Systems in January to supply an order for the Hermes 900 to “a governmental office of a country in the Americas.” Elbit Systems isn’t confirming it, but McLeary also reportedly obtained another document from the ministry regarding the “acquisition of two Unmanned Aerial Vehicles 900, ground command-and-control system and additional payload.”
“We have a First Amendment,” said Caryl Stern, chief operating officer for the Anti-Defamation League. “There is nothing that prevents making a website or offering it to a server to make it available.”
That’s going to be tough to come by. For exhibitors, a successful day-and-date home service could kill their businesses—or, at the very least, shrink them. But Screening Room apparently wants to cushion the blow. It’s reportedly proposing to pay exhibitors $20 of every $50 spent on new movies and offering users two free movie tickets.
AOL membership soars: America Online said worldwide membership in its Internet service surpassed 32 million last week, driven in part by AOL 7.0, the new version of the service launched last month.
The museum will present the program’s progress at the “Preserving the Immaterial” conference March 30-31.
My son isn’t alone in this underage accumulation of digital experience. A 2011 Consumer Reports survey claimed there were 7.5 million underage Facebook members, two-thirds of which were 10 or younger. According to the Pew Internet, 46 percent of 12-year-olds online use social media. Furthermore, 44% of teenagers admitted to lying about their age to gain access to a web site. That’s up from 15 percent around the time COPPA — Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act — was enacted in 1998, well before Twitter and Facebook existed.
Since studies on the toxicity of “new car smell” first hit the cable news circuit a few years back, many automakers have switched to less hazardous materials and sharply curtailed the use of things like polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Many automakers are replacing replacing PVC with polyurethanes and polyolefins.
“It’s too bad that the Internet has become another battleground,” said member of parliament Michael Eitan, the Knesset Internet expert. “We need to have a cease-fire on the Web.”
“Mac users are people that shape opinion; they use Macs to create,” said Stephenson. “They are independent thinkers that don’t follow, they lead.”