Friday, 2 December 2011

111201

Save the Internet - the pressure is working! - http://bit.ly/s01b87 anti-#SOPA petition nearly hits one million

Kidnapper sues victims who escaped for breach of contract - http://bit.ly/uE5Pga you can't make this stuff up

Free Software in #Korea - http://bit.ly/uPUieM given its previous #Microsoft dependence, this is impressive progress

Patent Transparency - http://bit.ly/uB2idq we certainly need, this, but the problem is patents in themselves: so get rid of them

SABAM/Scarlet meets Newzbin2 – but will they play nicely together? - http://bit.ly/rRiJBR useful comparison

BUSTED! Secret app on millions of phones logs key taps - http://bit.ly/tDFDty this is bad; needs fixing now #privacy #android

Why Not Listen to Some #Whale Songs for Science? - http://gaw.kr/rRnfeI wonderful example of #citizenscience

Questionable 'Consumer' Group Releases Most Misleading Report Imaginable, Falsely Claiming People Support #SOPAhttp://bit.ly/u6tLsJ

#Copyright Costs of Joining the #TPP: Extending Bill C-11 With More Digital Locks & Penalties - http://bit.ly/rDKrWB TPP = bad bad bad #ca

RespectMyNet: Internet Restrictions on the Table of EU Regulators - http://bit.ly/uhkuEk getting the #netneutrality message across

Canada’s Foreign #Aid Agency signs on to IATI: Aid Data get more transparent - http://bit.ly/t8b3fp nice move

HMRC rethinks £8.5bn megadeal as large suppliers resist flagship IT reforms - http://bit.ly/thjJYV still a disgrace (v @Mark_Antony)#uk

White House's Totally Clueless Response To #Copyright Infringement: Call In McGruff The Crime Dog - http://bit.ly/uz4Qgy utterly risible

#OKF Working Group Update: EU Open Data - http://bit.ly/tjjKZN really hot area; don't get left behind #opendata

#Mozilla Steps Up Its Opposition to New Internet Proposals--Asks for Support - http://bit.ly/uoi3Y7 good to see them more engaged #sopa

A Step By Step Debunking Of US Chamber Of Commerce's Dishonest Stats About 'Rogue Sites' - http://bit.ly/sT4R4u excellent piece #sopa

Cambridge University Press to try renting academic articles - http://bit.ly/ukl9Rg renting knowledge? shame on CUP; open access now...

The rules of the game: A conversation with Dave Neary - http://bit.ly/vMcOEX interesting stuff; recommended

Patient sues dentist over gag order, gets Medical Justice to backtrack - http://bit.ly/vSTpfo using #copyright to censor

‘The Pirate Bay Dancing’ Add-On Killls DNS and IP Blockades - http://bit.ly/utM6QK and so it goes on #sopa #copyright

#Sicily to consider law promoting the use of open source - http://bit.ly/vr5qQV bello

Quality - Open Source for the Win (Part Deux) - http://bit.ly/rAVvwJ wow, this is getting seriously good #3dprinters

New cane for the blind uses Foursquare checkins to locate nearby friends - http://tnw.co/vaMQAG finally: a sensible use for #foursquare

How Europe is giving the U.S. a lesson in Internet due process - http://bit.ly/tgYCqt </cough>

#Arduino 1.0 now available - http://bit.ly/tFD0Bc open hardware milestone

Croatian transparency activists publish big db of gov procurements, pointing way to detecting corruption & fraud – http://bit.ly/w3caJT

Vodafone customers can't buy underwear online (unless they opt-in to porn) - http://bit.ly/sUoBh1 why net filters are a bad idea

South Korea may begin censoring social networking, mobile apps from next week - http://tnw.co/sPhR75 bad stuff spreading #censorship

Kentucky church votes to ban interracial couples - http://bit.ly/uLEF3i US hurtling back to the 19th century... #racism

Legisladores mexicanos proponen multar a telef√≥nicas que no “cooperen” revelando datos a la autoridad - http://bit.ly/uZfxCQ #surveillance

#Patent Trolls Going After Media Companies; Will That Lead To Real Reform? - http://bit.ly/tU4XSH would certainly help

UK Parliament says #ACTA needs no scrutiny - http://bit.ly/sfw7LO shabby trick: they know they have something to hide (v @jmcest)

NGOs express concern over #WIPO's activities on IP enforcement - http://bit.ly/rZc2GX "lacking a development & public interest orientation"

Drop DOW Chemical as partners for the London 2012 Olympic Games #Bhopal - http://chn.ge/v6IQY5 gold medallist in shirking its duty

More UK Open Data Moves - and Why That Makes Sense - http://bit.ly/vFilKM great progress here #opendata

Internet censorship against streaming in #France? - http://bit.ly/u93H8S shamless: I think they're actually proud to be censoring..

#Tobacco Companies Think Their #Trademarks Are More Important Than Your Health - http://bit.ly/swUGub well, they would do

Yet Another Study Shows That Hollywood's Own Bad Decisions Are Increasing The Amount Of Infringement - http://bit.ly/vpeool obvious to us

#Copyright Corruption Scandal Surrounds Anti-#Piracy Campaign - http://bit.ly/tbEQrL this is too perfect #nl

#Morality, Non-Zero Sum Games, #Externalities & Why Someone Profiting Off Of Your Work Isn't A Bad Thing - http://bit.ly/vMgPzc deep stuff


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