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Media law in April

Blogpost: BCA Drop Case Against Simon Singh Jack of Kent

 

And his libel fight is over: 50,000 signatures, 3 party pledges, 268 MPs backing EDM – www.libelreform.org

 

Does the Tories’ iPhone App violate the Data Protection Act? Call a friend

 

UK: Legal experts fear new case of ‘libel tourism’ European Journalism Centre

 

EU likely to push for net neutrality Public Technology

 

Canadian “Climatologist sues, wants paper to erase all traces of libel” Ars Techica

 

Out-law radio: Existing copyright law could protect free speech http://www.out-law.com/page-10978

 

 

September #5

Google Book Settlement
Huffington Post Pamela Samuelson: Google Book Settlement 1.0 Is History
UK academics: JISC seeks your views on the US Google book Settlement. A Write To Reply service.

Government 2.0
San Francisco App Store, open data – staff and citizens encouraged to build the government they want Mashable DataSF App Showcase
COI: benefits of government website auditing: open, transparent and accountable Digigov
Full List of UK Councils now online (and accessible via API) CountCulture
Opening up local government information. Chris Taggart’s presentation to Advisory Panel on Public Sector Information

Information Architecture
Survival of the flattest: how to futureproof your website’s IA Mission Creep

Journalism
Read newspapers on your home computer! (1981 video) YouTube
Five projects on the frontier of text-based data analysis and visualization Nieman Lab
DocumentCloud: investigative journalism organisations+ Open Calais Nieman Lab interview
Full audio and transcript of Clay Shirky’s talk at Harvard on the future of news Nieman Lab
Pie chart: what an education company (Pearson) that owns a newspaper (Financial Times) looks like

Net Neutrality
FCC & net neutrality: Boing Boing notes inconsistency

Open Access
Why open access? University of Salford’s Vice-Chancellor Martin Hall makes the case

Public data
Improving data visualisation for the public sector DataViz

Usability
Useful round-up of remote user testing services Website Magazine


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


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.

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