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Submission + - Indian touchscreen tablet for $US35 (

dhammabum writes: The Indian government and several Indian Institutes of Technology have developed a cheap, linux-based prototype for eventual use by students once production starts — projected for 2011. The government became involved after a "lukewarm response from known corporates in this sector".

Submission + - British pub fined for WI-FI copyright infringement (

dhammabum writes: Few details yet but a British pub lost a civil case brought against it because someone allegedly downloaded copyrighted material on their WI-FI hotspot. I'm sure this will give the RIAA et al ideas for other countries. Should hotspot providers be considered carriers?

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