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Flickr Favorites Is On FriendFeed

FriendFeed Adds Flickr Faves

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TiVo Wins Patent Dispute

Just off the wire, Dish Network has failed to convince an appeals court to overturn TiVo’s earlier patent win against the company. TiVo’s earlier win is upheld.

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Petition Against Video On Flickr

With less than 24 hours behind Flickr’s announcement yesterday of adding video to their service, the early sentiment from existing Flickr users appears to be largely negative.

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Flickr’s Major Upgrades

Flickr launched their widely rumored video service today. Videos are limited to 90 seconds in length and 150 MB in size. Only Pro members can upload videos. The video above is one of the first videos on the service from Heather Champ’s photostream. More information from the Flickr Blog here.

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Photoshop Express’ TOS Gets Updated

TWIP has a post out on Adobe updating their TOS for their new online Photoshop Express product. Initially some photographers had been concerned because the previous terms of service with the online service suggested that you were signing over rights of your photos to Adobe by using the service.

Adobe’s TOS now reads:

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Most Flickr Users Don’t Have Uploaded Photos

Webometric Thoughts: Average photos per Flickr Member: ZERO

Webometric Thoughts blogs that based on a random sample of 324 Flickr users that 216, or 67%, had zero photos.

If this is true that would leave you to believe that more people may be consuming photos on Flickr than publishing photos on Flickr.

From Webometric Thoughts:

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Web Pages I Just Couldn’t Live Without

A year ago I blogged about the 25 sites that were on my Firefox bookmarks toolbar. These represented the 25 sites that I used the most in my day in day out online life.

I thought here now one year later I’d refresh this post showing which bookmarks were removed from my toolbar over the past year and which ones were added. I’ve also added comments on each link.

Links removed in the last year.

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TiVo Comes Under Attack

Sparks fly over copyright at Tech Policy Summit | Lawgarithms | ZDNet.com Denise Howell has an informative write up on a copyright debate held last week at the Tech Policy Summit in Hollywood.

Participants in the debate included TiVo VP and general counsel Matt Zinn, Executive Director of the Copyright Alliance Patrick Ross, Fred von Lohman from the EFF and moderator Doug Lichtman of UCLA Law School.

Two things I found interesting in the article.

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No Blu-Ray For Xbox 360

Microsoft says no Blu-ray for Xbox 360 | Special Coverage | Reuters

Reuters is reporting on comments by Aaron Greenberg, group product manager for the XBox 360, that Microsoft is not currently in talks with Sony or the Blu-Ray Association to integrate Blu-Ray into the XBox 360.

This is disappointing.

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Microsoft Could Be Better for Flickr

Boing Boing is out with a post this morning, "Some Flickr users wary of a MSFT takeover."

Thomas Hawk Flickr Image Highlighted in Yahoo Search

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The Microsoft-Yahoo Deal and Photos

Well two days ago, in light of the woes coming from Yahoo’s earnings conference call, I suggested that maybe now was just the time to pack it up and sell the ship to Microsoft, and it seems like somebody decided to take my advice. Only joking of course.

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