July #1

 

France, copyright and internet access

Hadopi 2 Passes French Senate twurl.nl 

 

Information design

“Building Better White Papers” bit.ly  DFID policy document, summaries, video, links to ways of being active. Offers users a choice of levels of engagement with policy from one location.

 

Internet Radio

Pandora: ‘The royalty crisis is over!’ Tim Westergen on surviving the Copyright Review Board years bit.ly


Social by Social

Social media for social impact NESTA publish Social by Social handbook. bit.ly

Will Perrin: What social media means for government, from Social by Social bit.ly 

 

Journalism

Write To Reply: new consultation: Sustainable Independent and Impartial News in the Regions: bit.ly 

 

Open Knowledge Foundation

Open Knowledge announce Open Database licence v1.0 bit.ly

New developments on ‘Where Does My Money Go?’: ur1.ca

 

UK policy

UK Government response to e-petition on Open-sourcing local government information ff.im 

Update on Digital Britain bit.ly

 

Tools

A Twitter Search Primer tr.im

 

USA

Recovery.gov’s Data Transparency Called “Significant Failure” by Watchdog Group bit.ly 

 

Commentary

Video of Channel 4 event Recasting The Net is.gd Tom Loosemore, Helen Milner, Matthew D’Acona on the future of online 

 

“Wired Editor Caught Copying And Pasting Wikipedia Into His New Book” www.businessinsider.com Chris Anderson. Free, as in lunch. Hugely entertaining.