AT&T et al. may be getting ready to filter digital packets that contain copyrighted material, I say at least wait until the end of season 5 of The Wire…
Facebook’s most recent press release is about all the nifty things groups you can join and applications you can add, don’t forget about the ABC News/Facebook real-time debate activities planned for all the kiddies… On a similar note Jeff Jarvis discusses Obama being elected by the internet..
Â Michael Geist has summarized 2007 in alphabetized form.Â AÂ is for Access Copyright (originally published in the Toronto Star)
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert will be back to work in the new year with or without writers. The Writers Guild of America (both Colbert & Stewart are members) is accusing Comedy Central of forcing the two hosts back to work, here is what the two fake news casters had to say: “In a statement,Continue reading “We would like to express our ambivalence…”
By disclosing video rental information of Facebook users through Beacon, some are arguing that Blockbuster violated the 1988 Video Privacy Law in the U.S.
Norwegian based Opera is accusing Microsoft of antitrust violations in an EU court in an attempt to sever the dominant Internet Explorer from Windows and also to force Microsoft to follow fundamental and open Web standards accepted by the Web-authoring communities. Good luck Opera.
Some of the Toronto members of the Fair Copyright for Canada group are planning a demonstration against the legislation next Tuesday. With the legislation dead (for now at least), this might just turn into a celebration! Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm Location: Queen’s Park Street: 1 Queen’s Park Crescent E City/Town:Continue reading “Rally next Tuesday”
According to BuzzMachine a German media magazine, Medium, named a blogger as its journalist of the year because of the work this journalist/blogger (journalogger?) does on keeping tabs on Germany’s largest tabloid style paper.Â Jarvis worries that this might fuel the fires of the blogger vs MSM debate people still want to keep the wordsContinue reading “Journalist of the year, a blogger?”
Google is testing a new internet site for information sharing that is similar Wikipedia, except that users will be able to include in their posts if they agree to share the revenues with Google. Think: you’re reading up on something new and you get to be advertised at, I am definitely going to stop usingContinue reading “Google’s ‘knol’: the new Wikipedia?”
Minister Jim Prentice is hosting an open house in his office where people can discuss the draconian copyright law the Canadian government is attempting to pass.Â If you can’t make it out to Calgary here are some things you can do according to Cory Doctorow: Not in Calgary? NO PROBLEM! Plan on calling the MinisterContinue reading “Get out to Calgary! (DMCA)”