September #4

DIY science
US students take stunning images of Earth from space: budget $150. Video

Digital Britain
Salford conference on the future of local media. Report

Google Apps
Google Apps and government Google public policy blog

Google Book Settlement
Google agrees to revise book scanning settlement Out-Law
Updated with Several New Items: Google Book Settlement Hearing Postponed ResourceShelf
Pamela Samuelson: Department of Justice says no to Google book settlement Huffington Post

Journalism
Clay Shirky: Let a thousand flowers bloom to replace newspapers: don’t build a paywall around a public good. Nieman Lab transcript and audio

Net Neutrality
FCC Proposes New Rules to Ensure Net Neutrality – Launches OpenInternet.Gov Read Write Web
John Naughton: Openness is the key Memex 1.1

Oxford Social Media Convention 2009
Agenda from the conference. Video will be available. Check the Oxford Internet Institute site.
What we learned at the Oxford Social Media Convention Guardian
‘Once the secret police had to torture dissidents to find out who their friends are. Now they can look on Facebook’ Morozov
Evgeney Morozov at TED: How the internet aids dictatorships video
Morozov on Internet and Society Dissent Magazine


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