I don’t care much for Jeopardy and care even less for the whole Ken Jennings media saga and ensuing media infatuation. I was getting pretty bored with Jason’s posts on the matter and was glad it was coming to an end. This new deal with Sony, however, is ridiculous. Jason hasn’t posted many details but for Sony to threaten an individual for posting news on his personal site just because they know that 9 times out of 10 they will give in, is evil.
Matt Haughey said it well:
I’m not buying any more WEGAs, ever. Sony’s new TVs are just 42 inches of shame!”
See more commentary on this at Anil’s site.
What we (webloggers, etc.) need is a “legal co-op” of sorts that we could join and utilize the services of when needed, maybe if this group was strong enough big corporations would think twice before utilizing the schoolyard bully method of conflict resolution.
I was looking around for the transcript or audio and if I wasn’t so lazy I would find it and post it here. In the words of Sean Connery (as portrayed on SNL) Suck it,