Links to 18th May


Limewire – thoughts on their prospects based on a recent interview


Tipping point: Cambridge University Press rescue and Scribd store

O’Reilly: Scribd opens storefront for ebooks

Espresso on-demand book printer. With video

Internet and Society

CCTV schemes in city and town centres have little effect on crime, says report

How to get what we all want: Zittrain on civic technology

The Future of the Internet by Jonathan Zittrain is available in a commentpress edition


Literature re-told in the Little Book of Twitter Ulysses: overtweeting

What the hashtag: user-editable encyclopedia for hashtags found on Twitter

Copyright and education

Internet Archive Requests Copyright Indemnity  Open Education News

More about the Derrida case: ‘Argentina Copyright Case Brings Access To Education Into The Spotlight’

US: Testimony on the DMCA Film Clip Compilation Exemption

Open Innovation, Creative Commons, OpenAccess

YouTube – Peter Suber on the Future of Open Access

John Wilbanks’ presentation at  NESTA: Open Innovation, Creative Commons –

Digital Britain #digitalbritain

UK’s games industry demands action to stop brain drain

Overcome obstacles to more free wifi in british cafes

Why UK shouldn’t invest in upgrades to broadband infrastructure

The engineer’s view: ex BT CTO on DIY broadband aggregation