Links to 30th April

Policy

Obama: 100 days. Net neutrality commitment and the broadband stimulus www.savetheinternet.com

UK: comment on the Home Office’s ‘Protecting the public’ communications consultation: writetoreply.org

Law

“Not Smart: Warner Music Issues DMCA Takedown On Larry Lessig Presentation” techdirt.com

Swedish ISPs Obstruct New Anti-Piracy Legislation torrentfreak.com by not storing user data

EU Telecoms Package

EU telecoms vote 5th May: find your MEP www.writetothem.com

IPtegrity: Telecoms Package Internet sell-out now agreed www.iptegrity.com disappearing Amendment 138. Text of Trautman/Harbour deal.

Reuters: EU reaches draft deal over Telecoms Package – www.reuters.com

IPtegrity: New EU Council threat to Internet users rights www.iptegrity.com

Telecoms Package: Council of EU imposing Net Discrimination in Europe www.laquadrature.net

EU set to vote to remove neutrality from the net, give ISPs and govts the power to arbitrarily block site www.boingboing.net

Publishing

Kindle readers are older = newspaper readers via Niemanlab www.niemanlab.org

“Justice Dept. Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Google Books Deal” www.nytimes.com

Google Deadline Delayed Four Months as Steinbeck Motion Granted www.resourceshelf.com

Consolidation in the EBook Market: Amazon Acquires Stanza feedproxy.google.com

User interface

TinyRead firefox addon improves reading on the web addons.mozilla.org

TinyRead browser bookmarklet also improves reading web pages on mobiles www.tidyread.com

Twitter

Nielson study : 60% of new Twitter users fail to tweet again after a month blog.nielsen.com

Education

www.jisc.ac.uk – JISC podcast on aims and background to JISC/Academy Open Educational Resources Pilot Programme

Huge, categorised list of opencourseware – universitiesandcolleges.org something for everyone

The Independent: UK Universities student satisfaction ratings www.independent.co.uk

Connected University report www.nesta.org.uk

Journalism 2.0

Journalism 2.0: Don’t Throw Out the Baby www.readwriteweb.com

 

 

 

 


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