This Day in Blogging History: NY Judge rules news-search violates copyright; Wine-cask hotel-rooms; Underwood casemod

One year ago today
NY judge says running a search engine for news is a copyright violation: A NY federal judge handed down a terrible ruling in AP vs Meltwater, which turned on whether providing a search-engine for newswire articles that showed the first sentence or two of the article was fair use.

Five years ago today
Wine-casks turned into hotel rooms: The Netherlands' Hotel de Vrouwe van Stavoren features rooms built inside giant, 14,500 liter wine-casks.

Ten years ago today
Underwood casemod: An old Underwood Noiseless typewriter running Windows 2K.