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Archive for June, 2007

Scholarship in Bristol in IT law

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

Bristol, home of Andrew Charlesworth, has a studentship available in the area of Information Technology Law based in the Centre for IT & Law.
The studentship consists of a stipend of £5,000 and research degree registration fees up to £3,235.  There is also the opportunity to teach core law subjects and be paid on the university […]

What I’ve been surfing for 25th June 2007 through 29th June 2007

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

These are my links for 25th June 2007 through 29th June 2007:

ICANN goes native, as new TLDs proliferate | The Register - More TLDs on the horizon as the Reg reports from ICANN’s meeting in San Juan
Next NASA mission: Twitter and Facebook | CNET News.com - “How can NASA become hip?”
MTAA-RR [ off-line_art/Pirated_Movie.html […]

Gikii 2.0

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Reminder about Gikii 2.0
From the site:
The first GikII workshop in September 2006 established itself as the first workshop in the world where the worlds of law, technology and popular culture came together. We want to discuss whether geek law exists; by the end of the workshop we had created it. Topics covered at the first […]

EFF-Austin supporter meet up

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

(I like the new logo!) For those of you back in Texas, EFF-Austin is having a meetup:
EFF Austin is renewing the practice of monthly supporter meetings.  The first in this series will be held at 7pm on Thursday, July 5th at Progress Coffee (see links below for maps and additional information).  This first meeting will […]

ORG supporters in Scotland meet up?

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

So what does everyone think about organising some sort of meetup of Open Rights Group supporters and like-minded folk in Scotland?  We’ve been discussing it a bit on the ORG-Discuss list, but I wanted to also post my thoughts here as well.
It looks like it will be in Edinburgh, in July. Preferably on a Thursday […]

CC snapshot study of cultural heritage orgs

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Eduserv, together with legal consultant Jordan Hatcher, are conducting a study into the use of Creative Commons and similar licences by cultural heritage organisations.  This study is entitled:
Snapshot and case-studies of current usage of Creative Commons (and other open content) licences by cultural heritage organisations in the UK
The goal of this study is to provide […]

In house? Take your IT people out to lunch.

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

From a post on how the new e-discovery rules in the USA are shaking out:
“In-house lawyers and IT people never have lunch together,” answers Ralph Losey, an attorney specializing in e-discovery at law firm Akerman Senterfitt.
Not only do they often not understand each other, they often don’t like each other. This is not good. Losey […]

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