For those of you who aren't aware of it yet The Cluetrain Manifesto was 95 theses, and later a book, written over ten years ago by four very smart guys about what the internet was really about and how it was going to impact our lives.
In case you haven't been paying attention on the Internet recently, there's a lot of concerns about how safe we are on Facebook. People put a lot of information on their profiles, and a lot of it more public than they think.
The new issue of E-Learning and Digital Media (subscription journal) (volume 11 no 6) includes articles: - Owen Barden. Winking at Facebook: capturing digitally mediated classroom learning - Catherine Beavis et al.
Businesses that send spam text messages, make nuisance calls or carry out other types of unsolicited direct electronic marketing activity could be fined up to £500,000 if their actions cause "annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety", under new plans...
The City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has received an additional £3 million of funding to support its efforts in combating online copyright infringement and other IP crime.
The collection of vast swathes of data by 'internet of things' (IoT) devices and the potential for the information to be put to uses not anticipated by consumers creates privacy risks that businesses must take steps to address, the head of a US...
UK intellectual property laws which came into force earlier this year might serve to diminish the rights designers have in unregistered designs, according to a judge at the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court in London.
The UK government could use 'big data' to pre-fill forms that the public need to complete when engaging with government services online, tailor those services to "individuals and population cohorts" and better monitor how policies are being...
News article highlighting the fact that younger people aren't necessarily good at searching. This was following a talk by Google's Dan Rusell given at Glasgow University. I assume the content was similar to what he said at an earlier talk.
Be Informed: Recent Changes to Copyright Law Last week Jason Miles-Campbell, manager of the JISCLegal service, gave a talk entitled “Be Informed: Recent Changes to Copyright Law” at the CILIPS Autumn Gathering.
The increase in the number of devices being manufactured in the 'internet of things' (IoT) age gives criminals new opportunities for launching distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, a new report has warned.
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.