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Links to 18th May

Music Limewire – thoughts on their prospects based on a recent interview jeremy1.wordpress.com Publishing Tipping point: Cambridge University Press rescue www.guardian.co.uk and Scribd store www.nytimes.com O’Reilly: Scribd opens storefront for ebooks radar.oreilly.com Espresso on-demand book printer. With video bookshop.blackwell.co.uk Internet and Society CCTV schemes in city and town centres have little effect on crime, says report […]

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Links to 15th May

Europe EUObserver: Commission gives Paris a pass over piracy billhttp://tr.im/lmSs French Senate Sets Up Three-Strikes Clash With Euro Parliament http://tr.im/lg3W French Assembly Finally Approves Three-Strikes By Slim Majority | paidContent:UK http://tumblr.com/xle1rl3p1 Digital Britain #digitalbritain UK Intellect response to Digital Rights Agency. Job done http://tr.im/lkgG CNET iPlayer interview: Anthony Rose on bandwidth, iPhone, not P2P, Air, DRM http://tr.im/ljlU Guardian, Rick Wray: that mobile […]

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Links to 6th May

US Senate Sunlight Foundation: Senate posts votes in XML  http://bit.ly/Il7hF Europe Telecoms Package #telecomspackage #EU OUT-LAW: European Parliament vetoes telecoms reform, demands court order for ISP disconnection http://tinyurl.com/dd82gb LaQuadrature: Amendment 138/46 adopted again. Internet is a fundamental right in Europe. http://tr.im/kDjJ EU vote: Trautman Citizens Rights amendments adopted! EU parliament live http://tr.im/kDg6  Malcolm Harbour account of EU telecoms packagehttp://tr.im/kCGV Detailed rebuttal http://www.blackouteurope.eu/ […]

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Argentine philosophy professor Horacio Potel faces criminal charges and a possible jail sentence for posting  translations of Jaques Derrida’s work to his website for his students. Via Boing Boing  http://bit.ly/u38aD and  http://bit.ly/ZLPTg Morehttp://bit.ly/2OL2D New Zealand scraps Controversial ‘3 Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Law which would have led to alleged copyright infringers being disconnected from the internethttp://tinyurl.com/d86ra6 A major new report published by the Rowntree Trust on the database state via Open […]

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EU copyright extension vote delayed

Open Rights Group: “Amid intense lobbying in the European Parliament next Monday’s vote on the proposal to extend the term of copyright has been struck offin a shock move. Following a meeting of the presidents of the political groups in the European Parliament on Tuesday, and with controversy and a lack of consensus surrounding the […]

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Proposed Digital Rights Agency. Comment now.

Lord Carter’s office have issued a proposal for the Digital Rights Agency referred to in the Digital Britain report. The consultation is open until 30th March. WriteToReply have a site for you to comment on the proposal in detail. You can download the proposal and read the press release from the Intellectual Property Office. To comment […]

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