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“If a Tree Falls in a Forest”

“If a Tree Falls in a Forest” | Digital rights | Scoop.it
If a paper is deposited in an institutional repository and nobody notices, can the associated work be seen to have any relevance?
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Why Scottish Enterprise signed the Digital Participation Charter | SCVO

Why Scottish Enterprise signed the Digital Participation Charter | SCVO | Digital rights | Scoop.it
See Ian Blewett's blog for @scvotweet on why Scottish Enterprise signed the Digital Participation Charter http://t.co/cQZRBjpQal #LetsGetOn
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Report from #ecil2014 - Social Networking Literacy

Report from #ecil2014 - Social Networking Literacy | Digital rights | Scoop.it
I'm still liveblogging from the European Conference on Information Literacy, held in Dubrovnik. Next for me was a paper by John Gathegi Social Networking Literacy: Re-balancing Sharing, Privacy, and Legal Observance.
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Digital death and the digital afterlife. How to have one and how to avoid it

Digital death and the digital afterlife. How to have one and how to avoid it | Digital rights | Scoop.it
In 2012, the UK’s Sunday Times reported that actor Bruce Willis was going to sue Apple because he was not legally allowed to bequeath his iTunes collection of music to his children.
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New issue of Music & Copyright with collection society financials

New issue of Music & Copyright with collection society financials | Digital rights | Scoop.it
The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights.
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'Internet of things' data should be 'treated as personal data', say privacy watchdogs

'Internet of things' data should be 'treated as personal data', say privacy watchdogs | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Data generated by devices in the 'internet of things' (IoT) age should be "regarded and treated as personal data", data protection authorities (DPAs) from across the globe have agreed.
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Filming using drones must comply with data protection laws, says ICO

Filming using drones must comply with data protection laws, says ICO | Digital rights | Scoop.it
UK broadcasters have been warned that their use of unmanned drones for filming purposes must adhere to data protection laws.
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Global data protection regulators agree on 'increased enforcement cooperation'

Global data protection regulators agree on 'increased enforcement cooperation' | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Data protection authorities (DPAs) around the world have agreed a framework by which they can better coordinate with one another on the enforcement of privacy rules in future.
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Is there something about Learning Technologists? #EdTechBook

Is there something about Learning Technologists? #EdTechBook | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/fontplaydotcom/504443770/ What are the distinguishing characteristics of a Learning Technologist, those qualities that serve to identify them and differentiate them from other roles?
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Go Digital Newcastle

Go Digital Newcastle | Digital rights | Scoop.it
The CILIP Information Literacy Group (UK) is giving £6,000 to fund a scheme "bringing together public and commercial organisations, local charities and community groups to create a digital support network for residents and businesses in Newcastle...
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An Exemplar Use of Lanyrd (and a Proposal for Creating Lanyrd Entries)

An Exemplar Use of Lanyrd (and a Proposal for Creating Lanyrd Entries) | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Looking Back at Lanyrd Back in November 2010 I write a post on Developments to the Lanyrd Service two months after the service had been launched.
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UK trade body calls for inquiry into e-books market

UK trade body calls for inquiry into e-books market | Digital rights | Scoop.it
An inquiry into the market for electronic books (e-books) in the UK should be launched, the Publishers Association has said.
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EU 'cookie laws' set for further overhaul

EU 'cookie laws' set for further overhaul | Digital rights | Scoop.it
EU rules on 'cookies' are set to overhauled again in a move backed by the head of the European Commission.
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Judges could hear information rights tribunal cases on their own

Judges could hear information rights tribunal cases on their own | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Judges could determine the outcome of some information rights tribunal cases on their own in future under just-published proposals.
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Scotland’s Digital Future: Data Hosting and Data Centre Strategy for the Scottish Public Sector | Digital

Scotland’s Digital Future: Data Hosting and Data Centre Strategy for the Scottish Public Sector | Digital | Digital rights | Scoop.it
New SG blog post! Scotland’s Digital Future: Data Hosting and Data Centre Strategy for the Scottish Public Sector http://t.co/yBlrcMkphD
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Staff 'ignorance of BYOD policies' compromising corporate data, research suggests

Staff 'ignorance of BYOD policies' compromising corporate data, research suggests | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Corporate data is being exposed to security risks by the ignorance of UK staff about employers' policies on the use of personal devices for work, according to new research.
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Digital inclusion mental health project looking for volunteers

Digital inclusion mental health project looking for volunteers | Digital rights | Scoop.it
People can and do recover from serious and long-term mental health problems. SRN is designed to raise awareness and promote the issue of recovery.
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What Do You Think Are The Major Technology Trends Which Will Impact Library Services?

What Do You Think Are The Major Technology Trends Which Will Impact Library Services? | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Technology Innovation and Impact Strand at ILI 2014 On Tuesday 21 October 2014 I am giving a talk at the ILI 2014 conference which will address the question What are the major technology trends that will impact library services and their users?
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Cloud computing terms defined in new ISO standard

Cloud computing terms defined in new ISO standard | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Concepts such as the public and private cloud have been defined as part of a new cloud computing standard developed by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
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The Grid

The Grid | Digital rights | Scoop.it
This is not another do-it-yourself website builder. The Grid harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to take everything you throw at it - videos, images, text, urls and more - and automatically shape them into a custom website unique to you.
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List Brokerage – Putting Data About You to Work…

List Brokerage – Putting Data About You to Work… | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Not ever having worked in the marketing world, whenever I do stumble across the presumably everyday dealings of marketers of advertisers I am reminded about how incredibly naive I am about it all.
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New issue of Music & Copyright with Spain country report

New issue of Music & Copyright with Spain country report | Digital rights | Scoop.it
The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights.
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Big data a growing factor in competition assessments, says expert as Facebook receives sign off for WhatsApp takeover

Big data a growing factor in competition assessments, says expert as Facebook receives sign off for WhatsApp takeover | Digital rights | Scoop.it
The access to and control of personal data that a business would have following a merger and the market power the merged business is to obtain as a result is likely to be subject to increased scrutiny by competition authorities, an expert has said.
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ICO needs to rethink how to tackle mobile apps privacy failings, says expert

ICO needs to rethink how to tackle mobile apps privacy failings, says expert | Digital rights | Scoop.it
The UK's data protection authority needs to rethink its strategy for combatting failings in mobile apps privacy, an expert has said.
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Extending passwords best defence against password-cracking tools, report says

Extending passwords best defence against password-cracking tools, report says | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Longer passwords are harder to decode than those which are shorter but more complex in nature, according to a new study.
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