Friday, 9 November 2012

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The Irresistible Rise of Android -  http://bit.ly/RF3BA9  two data points - conclusive proof

#Copyright or creators’ rights? -  http://bit.ly/SsZOTQ  hugely important distinction: one matters, the other doesn't

Why Conservatives Turned Against Science -  http://bit.ly/VSFAUM  setting your face against knowledge is incredibly stupid

Is #FRAND Dying? -  http://bit.ly/UjouUp yup, and good riddance #openstandards

Hollywood, European film industries unite to pressure Google -  http://bit.ly/WznyNc  wrong way round, surely...

Call for an Open Stack: Securing an open and competitive information environment for the next decade -  http://bit.ly/VSGhNN important

Открытые данные — проблемы и решения -  http://bit.ly/SAy4NG  nice summary #ru

“Six-Strikes” BitTorrent Crackdown May Target Private Trackers -  http://bit.ly/YIfkk9 this will end in tears

With New Patent, Microsoft Kinect Can See Who’s Watching -  http://on.mash.to/RI98V3 further proof you can't trust closed-source code

The #EU Commission Tries To Silence Data Retention Critic -  http://bit.ly/RF4WHs nothing to hide, of course...

Mapping the #tobacco lobby in Brussels: a smoky business -  http://bit.ly/U8G07O rather, a cancer on the body politic #lobbying

Open Source #Ubuntu OS Makes Strides in Emerging Markets -  http://bit.ly/TvMuPJ  be crazy not to

Royal Society of Chemistry will charge students for re-using “Gold Open Access” articles -  http://bit.ly/YXAB8G wut?  #openaccess

Apple v Motorola Dismissed with Prejudice -  http://bit.ly/TvMG1p I know this is old news, but I do love that phrase "with prejudice" #frand

Pirate Party fights to unblock sites hidden by #Russia’s new #censorship law -  http://tnw.co/SSH97F  gotta admire their pluck...

Microsoft's 32GB Surface RT has 16GB of free storage -  http://bit.ly/T1coLr as the man said, no one will need more than 64K anyway...

“F*** You, This Is My Culture!” Pirate Party Rep Tells UN Meeting -  http://bit.ly/SSHc3o wow, huge kudos to @teirdes(v @smarimc)#IGF12

Commission gives a warm welcome to unregistered #lobbyists: Dalli not alone in ignoring transparency -  http://bit.ly/U8Hor9 big problem #eu

UK publisher Pearson launches bundled education tablets in India -  http://bit.ly/T1f3Vl now that's showing a bit of innovation at last

Microsoft’s Shape the Future programme brings ‘affordable’ Windows 8 devices to UK school children -  http://tnw.co/SMCD9Z here we go again

Das Werk Andrej Tarkowskis: Polaroids eines Wahrheitssuchers -  http://bit.ly/TvNpzK amazing director #tarkovsky

Facebook Joins Linaro Linux-on-ARM Effort -  http://bit.ly/QnxvKZ well, well, well

Top-Level Domain .Africa Becomes Object Of Bitter Fight -  http://bit.ly/WzwtOS gosh, what a surprise

Innovation et licence libre en biotechnologie -  http://bit.ly/SSHfvX merci beaucoup, chaps... #patents #biotech

Pundit Forecasts All Wrong, Silver Perfectly Right. Is Punditry Dead? -  http://tcrn.ch/U8UPaG a watershed?

Webadresse weg: Kim Dotcom verliert Me.ga -  http://bit.ly/YYjVhe whoops

When A Mouse Requires An Internet Connection, You're Doing 'Cloud' Wrong -  http://bit.ly/TvWvN1 to say the least

#EuropeanCommission could open GM pandora's box -  http://bit.ly/SSHGq5 have they gone insane? look at the superweed disaster in the US

Open University Repackages Course Materials For The App Generation -  http://tcrn.ch/SAYwGO #html5, #android, #iphone #ou

Why ETNO's proposals to ITU for Internet regulation & Non-#Neutrality are flawed & duplicitous -  http://bit.ly/SSHHKI (v @superglaze)

“Women edit – Wikipedia and the Web” – ein offenes Netzwerktreffen -  http://bit.ly/Str1WF das erste Treffen im FrauenComputerZentrumBerlin

Chinas Provinzen: Megastadt im Schuldenstrudel - http://bit.ly/U90Fca not a good sign

With Curiosity, Peter Molyneux Explores Whether A Cube Can Capture The World’s Attention -  http://tcrn.ch/SB5CuU intriguing

Linus Torvalds Focuses His Keynote On Community Participation. Literally. -  http://bit.ly/Tuer8w useful summary (v @amcpherson)

This Robotic Dragonfly Will Soon Flit Into Your Nightmares For $99 -  http://tcrn.ch/RFlVJA oh yes #drones

Canadian #Copyright Reform In Force: Expanded User Rights Now the Law -  http://bit.ly/StuBQy a rare win for the public

Microsoft Office for iPhone, iPad, and Android revealed -  http://vrge.co/RVCOMW to which we say: meh

ODUG calls on the government to deliver an Open National Address Dataset under the Open Government Licence -  http://bit.ly/UwEgWz #uk

Defense Companies Becoming More Transparent -  http://bit.ly/SSIfjG baby steps #transparency

Valve Steam for #Linux #Gaming Beta Opens with 26 Titles -  http://bit.ly/StExtc winds of change

A Note to The Pharmaceutical Industry Upon The Re-Election Of Barack Obama -  http://onforb.es/UwIU6R option 3 is the one you're looking for

Could US Election Result Reverse Ever-Stronger Copyright Protection? -  http://bit.ly/PDRP9B seems unlikely...

Barack Obama stokes expectations of climate change action in second term -  http://bit.ly/XjXyom well, it's now or never


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