Links to 13th June

 

The week in links
Education resources, open access, copyright, bad research and lobbying, life without newspapers- insight from the1940s, Twitter hype vs the numbers, browser innovation, Digital Britain, life without broadband, French anti-filesharing law overturned.

The week in links

Education resources, open access, copyright, bad research and lobbying, life without newspapers- insight from the1940s, Twitter hype vs the numbers, browser innovation, Digital Britain, life without broadband, French anti-filesharing law overturned.

Education, Open Access

UK still leads in Open Access http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/…

JISC National e-books project brings free learning to further education: http://tinyurl.com/n8tpev

OERCommons: Great news: Both Google and Yahoo image search lets you restrict to Creative Commons licenses.

Minutes from the first Meeting for the working group on open data in science Open Knowledge… http://ff.im/3Tixs

 

Copyright

Strategic Content Alliance new report on orphan works http://sca.jiscinvolve.org/

Copyright in the 2st C UK IPO debate – videos, transcripts http://tinyurl.com/r7dg3a

 

Creative Commons

Creative Commons, We Have a Problem – http://bit.ly/1a1SOG a survey shows very few people know what it is 

NESTA Encouraging collaboration in science innovation: John Wilbanks, VP Science at Creative Commons: http://bit.ly/7Fm5J

 

Music, research, lobbying, policy

Home taping didn’t kill music http://tinyurl.com/n4hneb

Charles Arthur: Are downloads really killing the music industry? Or is it something else? http://bit.ly/7JBcP

Unions fear job losses, blame downloading http://bit.ly/1a7hYm

 

Journalism

When A.J. Liebling imagined life without newspapers http://tr.im/nEfv

 

Twitter research

More than 1/3 of Twitter users have not posted a single tweet, and almost 80 percent of the users have less than 10 tweets http://tr.im/nEQo

Mashable: Twitter’s Phenomenal Growth Suddenly Stops http://tr.im/nUc9

 

Browser news

Google Chrome for Mac and Linux has Arrived: But Don’t Download it Yet http://bit.ly/4lJHOd developers only

Opera 10 beta, design by John Hicks, tabs done right, web apps: review http://tr.im/nEuc

 

Digital Britain

New blog: all the news about Digital Britain final report and Unconference event(s) http://tr.im/nDbt #dbuc09#digitalbritain

 

Details of Digital Britain report release: Ben Bradshaw will announce to Parliament at approx 15.30, 16 June.

Digital Britain final report to be published as a commentable document. Also forums and social media features http://bit.ly/WqjdI

 

DPI, Phorm, net neutrality

NoDPI meets the Home Office http://twurl.nl/nhebfe <Deep Packet Inspection monitors your internet use >

Petition the Prime Minister against private companies profiling users’ internet stream from within ISPs http://tr.im/oiw7

 

Universal access

OFCOM advisory Consumer Panel: broadband essential for everyone http://tr.im/nz8D

 

Europe

French anti-filesharing law overturned http://bit.ly/1QKim

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