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Archive for August, 2007

Separating out the elections in Scotland

Friday, August 31st, 2007

After the numerous mistakes and spoiled ballots (140,000 of them) that happened this spring in the Scottish elections, Scottish council umbrella group Cosla has called to separate out the local council elections from the elections for Scottish Parliament.
[Via the BBC]
The Open Rights Group observed and reported on the elections and concluded that they could not […]

What I’ve been surfing for 14th August 2007 through 25th August 2007

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

These are my links for 14th August 2007 through 25th August 2007:

State by state listing of cases: Recording Industry vs The People - lists RIAA action by state.
AltLaw -
London police arrest man for ’stealing’ Wi-Fi | InfoWorld - Another arrest for WiFi wardriving.
Info office to monitor blogs | The Register - […]

Gikii programme

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

I’ll be presenting on copyright and tattoos…

Posting again

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet as of late.  I’ve been covering the 2007 Edinburgh International Film Festival for Cinema Minima.

TV unFestival

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

Not much to recap at the moment, but today I’m at the BBC Backstage’s TV unFestival. I presented on Creative Commons and had some lively discussion as a result.
Kevin Anderson has a post that recaps some of the morning’s sessions.

Tackling open data

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

[cross posted at opencontentlawyer.com]
One of the areas that I will be posting on in the next couple of weeks is open data. My latest project is to re-draft an existing open data licence into a format for worldwide use, much in the same vein of Creative Commons.
If you have an interest in open data, please […]

What I’ve been surfing for 10th August 2007

Saturday, August 11th, 2007

These are my links for 10th August 2007:

Spam Distribution Infrastructure: New Study Finds 94% of Scams Hosted on Individual Web Servers - Spams and scams.
Perfect 10 Targets Microsoft’s Image Search - Moving from Google, the lad’s mag takes on Gates.
Universal sells songs without DRM - Another one drops the DRM/TPM.
IPSC at DePaul […]

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