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Google Docs defaults to searching for Creative Commons licensed ...

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A feature of Google Docs I wasn't aware of, that the Insert Image Search automatically filters for Creative Commons released pictures.
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Google's problem is that it now believes itself above others – even governments

Google's problem is that it now believes itself above others – even governments | Internet as a liberation tool | Scoop.it
Charles Arthur: The FCC revelations showing that Google's engineer knew that Street View would collect data, followed by the company's obstructive behaviour to the investigation, show that it has grown too big for its management...
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How to download your data from Google and Facebook

How to download your data from Google and Facebook | Internet as a liberation tool | Scoop.it
From Subject Access Requests to online web tools, there are several ways to gain the information held about you...
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Visualising Data » Blog Archive » The Data Journalism Handbook is now live

Visualising Data » Blog Archive » The Data Journalism Handbook is now live | Internet as a liberation tool | Scoop.it
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Network Neutrality Timeline | Joseph Fitzsimmons

Net neutrality is the idea that the job of the Internet service providers are to move packets across the network without discrimination, thus treating all packets as neutral. This is the founding principle of the world wide web and is ...
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Google Docs defaults to searching for Creative Commons licensed ...

Google Docs defaults to searching for Creative Commons licensed ... | Internet as a liberation tool | Scoop.it
A feature of Google Docs I wasn't aware of, that the Insert Image Search automatically filters for Creative Commons released pictures.
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Here's Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years - Forbes

Here's Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years - Forbes | Internet as a liberation tool | Scoop.it
Web 1.0 companies never got social. Web 2.0 companies will never get mobile. Mobile companies will never get what's coming next.
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Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake!

Stephen King: Tax Me, for F@%&’s Sake! | Internet as a liberation tool | Scoop.it
The iconic writer Stephen King scolds the superrich (including himself—and Mitt Romney) for not giving back.
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There is a war coming: Cory Doctorow on the future regulation of general purpose computation – video

Battle for the internet: Cory Doctorow explains why the battle over copyright was just a warm-up for a much wider war over computation itself...
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Insanity: CISPA Just Got Way Worse, And Then Passed On Rushed Vote | Techdirt

Insanity: CISPA Just Got Way Worse, And Then Passed On Rushed Vote | Techdirt | Internet as a liberation tool | Scoop.it
Up until this afternoon, the final vote on CISPA was supposed to be tomorrow. Then, abruptly, it was moved up today—and the House voted in favor of its passage with a vote of 248-168. But that's not even the worst part.
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Creative Commons Licenses and Attribution: How To Embed Them ...

Creative Commons Licenses and Attribution: How To Embed Them ... | Internet as a liberation tool | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licences (also referred to as CC licences) which can greatly facilitate the copying, reuse, distribution, and in some cases, the modification of the original owner's creative work without needing to get ...
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