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W3C WAI Invite Feedback on Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology 1.0 Working Draft

W3C WAI Invite Feedback on Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology 1.0 Working Draft | Digital rights | Scoop.it
On Monday 20 September 2012 the W3C WAI published the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology 1.0 working draft.
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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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Paris Declaration on Media and Information Literacy released

Paris Declaration on Media and Information Literacy released | Digital rights | Scoop.it
The Paris Declaration on Media and Information Literacy has been released.
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Digital Scotland

Digital Scotland | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Discover how the ambition of Scotland is to have digital inclusion, technologies, skills and innovation across all areas of Scottish society.
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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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The written word

The written word | Digital rights | Scoop.it
OK so I know that there's YouTube and podcasting but most of the Internet's power is still in the written word. It is text that conveys most of the important ideas and it is accessible at almost zero cost to all of us.
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Third party data must be 'properly sourced, permissioned and cleaned' for use in direct marketing under new industry code

Third party data must be 'properly sourced, permissioned and cleaned' for use in direct marketing under new industry code | Digital rights | Scoop.it
Companies buying personal data from third parties to use in direct marketing campaigns must "satisfy themselves" that data was "properly sourced, permissioned and cleaned", according to a new industry code developed by the Direct Marketing...
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