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Speed geeking open access to law in the UK

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

I’ve mentioned a few times on this blog about open access to legal publishing in the UK and how we should all start the ball rolling on discussing some of the issues. As I was thinking about it some more this morning, I think that we need a speed geek on open access to law […]

SCRIPT-ed new look

Friday, November 16th, 2007

UK law journal SCRIPT-ed has a new look! Check it out here.

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. […]

OwnTerms - Privacy policy

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

OwnTerms is a site that brings together some standard terms and conditions so that the public may easily get access to some boilerplate legal docs. From their site:
OwnTerms is designed as a repository for “boilerplate” legal documents: those that every web site, startup, or entrepreneur needs but doesn’t want to draft in a lawyer for.
All […]

Very plain language EULA

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

In part of my research for the Eduserv study on the use of open content licences, such as Creative Commons, by cultural heritage organisations, I ran into Spoken Word Services.  This site is an audio archive of BBC material held for access by educational institutions.
It has an extremely informal End User Licence Agreement (EULA). I […]

The Impact of Free Trade Agreements on Information Technology Based Business

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

So if you’ve been wondering why I haven’t blogged as much in-depth material lately, this is one of the reasons. I’ve been hard at work on the report for the IT-based business and FTA report. The report has been released as part of our working paper series and placed on SSRN. Citation and […]

SCRIPT-ed Call for papers

Monday, April 30th, 2007

If any of you have any scholarly works on law and technology issues, which includes IP, IT and medical law, SCRIPT-ed is searching for additions to upcoming issues. We publish in multiple languages, and offer a professional forum for your work.
SCRIPT-ed is the online journal of the AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual […]

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