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It's one thing to turn a blind eye -- as some networks do -- to the uploading of pirated content that occurs daily on YouTube, MySpace and other social networks and services. To use one potential metaphor, it's like the approach that some countries take to prostitution or marijuana: They know it's out there, but…

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I agreed to the same embargo that I assume everyone else did when it comes to information about MySpace Music, but since the news is already out there, I figure all bets are off now, and we're free to post whatever we want about the venture launching tonight, or tomorrow morning, or whatever it is.…

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I'm with Mike Arrington on this one: I think the news that Tom Anderson was a teenaged "War Games" hacker is pretty darn cool. According to old news stories that TechCrunch came across, as well as reports from a source close to the MySpace co-founder, he was a hacker known as Lord Flathead when he…

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I can appreciate that there's a good reason for all the buzz on Techmeme about MySpace hooking up with Yahoo, eBay and Twitter as part of the Data Portability project. Data portability and open standards are a great thing, and it's nice to see some movement on that front after all of the announcements and…

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After months of rumours -- and years of talking about it -- MySpace is launching a comprehensive music service involving three of the four major record labels (for some reason that remains unknown, EMI wasn't part of the announcement, although some say it will soon join the venture). According to PaidContent's description of the conference…

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