Friday May 17
Banking privacy prevails over copyright enforcement, Dutch court rules
Privacy laws protecting bank account holders are more important than providing information to aid in copyright enforcement, according to a Dutch court ruling this week.
On Social Marketing and Social Change
Character Name Generators
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The Online Community Is Inexorably Global: Are You?
Matthew, I don't agree with your comment, " overpopulated country of countless opinions and insensitive faceless folks." I believe this may be a perception by some but I believe this is more along the lines of "we used to like this neighborhood until it got so 'diverse'" - people only tend to cry "overpopulation" when they don't like the sort of ... (more)
The Open Rights Group
The brewing war on some shapes
It's about time we had a new new-technology panic, and here it is. This week the US State Department invoked the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to demand the removal of design files for "The Liberator" gun from Defense Distributed's "island of misfit objects", Defcad .
The Literary Groong - 05/11/2013
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This week, a history of emoticons, Barocci in London, LA's architecture mess, the birth of the Garbage Pail Kids, William Eggleston and baseball, how China censors social media, and more.
The Indianapolis Star
Is social media killing off traditional blogging? Recent online chatter suggests yes
One reason I jumped at becoming The Star's first Local Network Editor was my love of reading blogs and blogging in general.
Newshosting Announces v1.4.0 Newsreader Release
The new automatic search feature allows searches to be performed by the Newshosting software on an hourly basis and quietly in the background.
The World Wide Web celebrates its 20th birthday
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web, was one of the team at CERN who set the project free twenty years ago today.