Jeff Belle

Jeff Belle is a freelance writer based in Seattle.

Articles by Jeff Belle


Two major laws with implications to online copyright have been enacted within the last five years—The Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)—both of which include questionable provisions and cloudy expositions that may do more harm than good to content professionals.
Editorial/Feature - February 2003 Issue, Posted Feb 01, 2003
Like a relay runner left without a teammate to hand the baton, the Salt Lake Organizing Committee began a furious search for a technology partner to replace both Quokka and Logictier as the clock continued to count down. After holding preliminary talks with a number of high-profile prospects, viable options were beginning to dwindle. Finally, in June, just seven months before the games were to begin, SLOC struck a deal with Microsoft/MSNBC to host and produce the official sites for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.
Editorial/Feature - February 2002 Issue, Posted Feb 01, 2002
Given the fate of some early broadband business models, and the slower-than-anticipated deployment of broadband in general, today's managers pinning their hopes on the convergence of voice, video, and data networking technology might agree.
Editorial/Feature - August 2001 Issue, Posted Aug 01, 2001
A funny thing happened on the way to the revolution in New Media. Content, which once enjoyed consensus status as King of Digital Media, came under increasing attack to the legitimacy of its crown. And since commodities cannot be King, the search is on for a replacement.
Editorial/Feature - July 2001 Issue, Posted Jul 01, 2001