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Archive for October, 2007

New journal - Knowledge Politics Quarterly

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Knowledge Politics — a UK think-tank “dedicated to exploring the implications and possibilities of the development of an ‘information society’, and to influencing the debate over its meaning and future” — has announced a new journal.
Knowledge Politics Quarterly
The journal describes itself as:
Knowledge Politics Quarterly (KPQ) is an academic journal produced by the think-tank Knowledge Politics. […]

What I’ve been surfing for 6th October 2007 through 10th October 2007

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

These are my links for 6th October 2007 through 10th October 2007:

New Draft of the Reform Treaty - Draft changes to the EU.
Canada Notifies Compulsory Licence to Export - I saw a Prof speak on this at Edinburgh the other week. Very interesting.
Open Access Law Europe - I didn’t even know that there […]

UK academic hiring slow…

Sunday, October 7th, 2007

Informally, it seems like based on the two main job sites for UK academic posts, Jobs.ac.uk and THES, that the job market for law academics have dropped off quite a bit in the past 2 months or so. Seems like it is mostly more senior positions and PhD studentships that are on offer at the […]

Web 2.0 podcast by JISC IPR consultants

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

The JISC IPR Consultancy was started in October 2005 to provide expert advice to JISC in the area of intellectual property rights. IPR Consultants Naomi Korn and Charles Oppenheim talked to Sara Hassen, JISC Communications Manager, in a Skype interview about the interesting challenges we will face related to IPR in the education […]

London Games Festival - October 2007

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

The London Games Festival has events happening from the 22nd of October to the 2nd of November, with the bulk of events on the 22-26 of October. They have an IP event, the “Creating and Exploiting Games IP” seminar, is on 24th October, registration from 13.30, discussion from 14.00 until 16.00 at 10 Queen […]

VII World Congress of Computer Law

Friday, October 5th, 2007

See below. This is the followup to the VI World Computer Law Conference held in Edinburgh last year.
VII World Congress of Computer Law / VII Congreso Mundial de Derecho Informatico
When: 3-7 December 2007
Where: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Steering Committee: University of Puerto Rico / Puerto Rico Bar Association / Inter American University of Puerto Rico / […]

What I’ve been surfing for 4th October 2007

Friday, October 5th, 2007

These are my links for 4th October 2007:

French lawmaking 2.0? - French gov asking for comments on how to simplify the law via the internet.
ORG @ Conservatives conference 2007 - Open Rights Group has been successful in bringing issues such as e-voting to the party conferences.
Updated snapshot of Second Life usage in UK […]

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