This Wired article seems to first imply that the record companies have an effective new tool for catching people who are violating copyrights but goes on to explain how easy it is to bypass the tool. I think it would do the record companies good to study how software companies wrestled with copy protection schemes over the years before they waste too much money on unworkable solutions to their perceived problems.
Robert W. Service is my favorite poet. I just found a database of his poems that has kept me from getting any real work done today. One poem, in particular, has been running through my head since I started looking through the entries in the database. My Cross could have been written yesterday as a lament of poets and songwriters.