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How Open will the iPhone Get?

iPhone Open or Closed
Daniel Eran Dilger
There is obvious interest in iPhone development, and users of the device have good reason to demand a vibrant software ecosystem growing up around it. There are a lot of applications Apple doesn’t have the time or inclination to deliver, but which would greatly increase the value of the phone and subsequently expand sales. Apple needs third party help.

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September 15, 2007   2 Comments

Apple’s iTunes Ringtones and the Complex World of Copyright Law

Apple Ringtones and Copyright Law
Daniel Eran Dilger
While I’m no huge fan of the “all singing, all dancing” mobiles that announce every incoming call by belting out a section of a song–particularly since they tend to use songs that I don’t want stuck in my mind for the next hour–ringtones are extremely popular and a big money business, so they’re not going away anytime soon.
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September 15, 2007   1 Comment