Links to 22nd April

Press complaint: Nick Davies tells MPs of smear threat from newspaper www.guardian.co.uk

US forces used almost 20,000 rounds of “non-lethal” ammo/CS gas on Iraqis in 2007-2008 secure.wikileaks.org

The Weapons That Kill Civilians — Deaths of Children and Noncombatants in Iraq, 2003–.. www.docuticker.com

Oxford University Press Releases Lessons from the Identity Trail Anonymity, Privacy and Identity in a Networked Society Under CC License creativecommons.org

EU telecoms vote: Amendment 138 saved – but not the Internet – www.iptegrity.com

Dan Gillmore Berkman Center talk: Why media consumers, not just creators, need to be active users cyber.law.harvard.edu

UK mobile operators blocking Pirate Bay  www.boingboing.net

EU copyright extension vote:

FT editorial: Do not enclose the cultural commons www.ft.com

Wednesday: last day to tell your MEPs: Do not enclose the cultural commons feedproxy.google.com

www.publicexperience.com – funded by MoJ, hosted by MySociety

Lobbying USA: 2008 return on investment for clients hiring only the PMA Group to get them earmarks was 2,703%. blog.sunlightfoundation.com

See who won Apps for America sunlightlabs.com

Dan Kennedy: Newspapers won’t be saved by charging for content online www.guardian.co.uk

Lessig review of Andrew Keen’s Cult of the Amateur. Enjoy! lessig.org

Ars Technica: Internet Archive, Google Book search, Open Content Alliance arstechnica.com

FT: When newspapers fold www.ft.com good state of the industry piece.

Berkman Centre lecture: Law for a Flat World: Building Legal Infrastructure for the New Economy cyber.law.harvard.edu

Video was a crucial component of David Barstow’s Pulitzer-winning “Message Machine” series. See it here: www.nytimes.com

NYT: Message Machine Behind TV Analysts, Pentagon’s Hidden Hand www.nytimes.com

Roundup of coverage on Google book settlement & orphan works www.bitsbook.com

Decentralized moderation is the chat room savior ajcann.posterous.com

Important post by Scoble on the last meal the newspapers are giving away scobleizer.com

Paper. Miranda Mowbray: Cloud computing and the law www.law.ed.ac.uk

What are the Legal Implications of Cloud Computing? – www.computerworlduk.com

Demonstrating respect for rights? A human rights approach to policing protest www.docuticker.com

NESTA publishes Attacking the Recession report on how a more innovative economy can beat the recession: www.nesta.org.uk

Internet Archive wants same terms with “orphan” books as Google gets. www.fictioncircus.com

BERR has never said Phorm is fully compliant with UK legislation www.openrightsgroup.org

Featured documentary: Good Copy, Bad Copy , featuring Girl Talk and lawyers talking rap. Also feat classic Lessig mixes, interviews, TPB, Nigerian film industry and Brazilian remixers video.google.com

40 culture feeds on Twitter. From Dan Colman, Open Culture www.openculture.com

Stephen Downes: Blackboard patent application, all 57 claims rejected www.downes.ca

Open educational materials by other means? Universities and Freedom of Information requests www.lexferenda.com

Peter Brantley of Internet Archive on the Google Books Settlement www.keionline.org

How to have your say through public consultations www.simplyunderstand.com

Another way to improve government documents: better writing www.simplyunderstand.com

Daily Kos: where we get our information www.dailykos.com not Associated Press 

Objection to Google Scanning Settlement Filed  www.resourceshelf.com

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