Arkiv for March, 2011

Debat: Magt og tænkning trives ikke sammen | CBS Observer – Avis for Copenhagen Business School.

Den danske universitetspolitik er slået fuldkommen fejl. Top-down-ledelse som udøvet af CBS’ nu forhenværende rektor, Johan Roos, støttet af bestyrelsesformanden, Anders Knutsen, er en katastrofe for et universitet. Autarke og almægtige ledere hører ikke hjemme dér, hvor idékraft er midlet og målet.

28.3.2011

Copyright outfit goes nuts in the Netherlands – Wants to charge truck drivers for listening to the radio | TechEye.

Wants to charge truck drivers for listening to the radio

Read more: http://www.techeye.net/business/copyright-outfit-goes-nuts-in-the-netherlands#ixzz1HssyEcde

Får ikke være Facebook-venner – Nyheter – Innenriks – Aftenposten.no.

Denne uken ble det forbudt for ansatte på en Vennesla-barnehage å ha foreldre på Facebook-vennelisten.

24.3.2011

Dommer avviste «absurd» søksmål fra platebransjen – Kultur-og-underholdning – NRK.

Dommeren synes det ble i overkant mye å saksøke fildelingstjenesten Limewire for 75.000.000.000.000 dollar.

 

Manhattan Federal Judge Kimba Wood Calls Record Companies’ Request for $75 Trillion in Damages ‘Absurd’ in Lime Wire Copyright Case.

Does $75 trillion even exist? The thirteen record companies that are suing file-sharing company Lime Wire for copyright infringement certainly thought so. When they won a summary judgment ruling last May they demanded damages that could reach this mind-boggling amount, which is more than five times the national debt.

23.3.2011

China Tightens Electronic Censorship – NYTimes.com.

BEIJING — If anyone wonders whether the Chinese government has tightened its grip on electronic communications since protests began engulfing the Arab world, Shakespeare may prove instructive.

23.3.2011

Libel Tourism in Britain, R.I.P.? – NYTimes.com.

The British government is, at last, moving to reform the country’s notorious libel law, which has long made London a magnet for frivolous lawsuits. The reform proposal presented to Parliament last week by Kenneth Clarke, the justice secretary, is far from perfect but represents a reasonable first effort to change a law regarded as so unfair that it has been condemned by the United Nations. Last summer, President Obama signed a bill blocking enforcement of British libel judgments in American courts.

23.3.2011

Cycling initiatives in Copenhagen go the distance | Culture & Lifestyle | Deutsche Welle | 23.03.2011.

Aiming to increase its rate of biking commuters while gearing up the city’s infrastructure, Copenhagen is paving the way for the most creative innovations in cycling across Europe.

23.3.2011

Judge Rejects Google’s Deal to Digitize Books – NYTimes.com.

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge rejected Google’s $125 million class-action settlement with authors and publishers, delivering a blow to the company’s ambitious plan to build the world’s largest digital library and bookstore.

22.3.2011

Etterretning – Spioner får egen «app» for sosiale medier – digi.no : Juss & samfunn.

 

Lar USAs agenter opprettholde opptil ti troverdige falske ID-er.

Den britiske avisa The Guardian avslørte torsdag at USAs forsvar, ved sentralkommandoen Centcom, har inngått en kontrakt med et utviklingsselskap i California om programvare for å opprettholde troverdige, falske identiteter for spioner som ønsker å manipulere sosiale medier: Revealed: US spy operation that manipulates social media.

 

21.3.2011



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