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Young Cell Users Rack Up Debt, a Message at a Time

Many high school and college students accustomed to sending unlimited instant messages on their computers do not adapt easily to text messaging’s pay-per-message format, and end up with unexpectedly high bills when they get involved in keypad conversations that involve hundreds, even thousands, of messages a month. The results are angry confrontations with parents, long-term payment plans and the loss of cellphone privileges.–Lisa W. Foderaro –Young Cell Users Rack Up…

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Fair use of photos on blogs… the photographers speak out.

I had dinner with two big name photographers in L.A. recently. These are folks who’s name you might recognize even if you are not in the photography industry. I asked them both under what circumstances could use their images without paying them, they both immediately responded emphatically “under no circumstances!”–Jason Calacanis –Fair use of photos on blogs… the photographers speak out. (The Jason Calacanis Weblog) The “fair use” doctrine indicates that…