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Legal wigs to sort out rules on internet defamation and contempt - Register

Legal wigs to sort out rules on internet defamation and contempt - Register | Media Law | Scoop.it
The GuardianLegal wigs to sort out rules on internet defamation and contemptRegisterIn the wake of Lord McAlpine's lawyers threatening to sue thousands of Twitter users for libelling his name with false allegations of child abuse, as well as the multiple...
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What Is DRM And Why I Don’t Like It » The Vandal

What Is DRM And Why I Don’t Like It » The Vandal | Media Law | Scoop.it
DRM is an acronym for 'Digital Rights Management', and is something that all readers and authors of ebooks should understand.
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Digital Economy Act: Up to ISPs to decide whether to pursue public Wi-Fi providers over online copyright infringement, says Ofcom

Digital Economy Act: Up to ISPs to decide whether to pursue public Wi-Fi providers over online copyright infringement, says Ofcom | Media Law | Scoop.it
Internet service providers (ISPs) will decide whether libraries, cafes and other public Wi-Fi network providers should be served with letters warning them that their service is being used to infringe copyright, Ofcom's head of copyright has said.
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Prosecution of Anonymous activists highlights war for Internet control

Prosecution of Anonymous activists highlights war for Internet control | Media Law | Scoop.it
Glenn Greenwald: The US and allied governments exploit both law and cyber-attacks as a weapon to punish groups that challenge it...
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Bitten: Apple's 'blasphemous' logo under fire in Russia

Bitten: Apple's 'blasphemous' logo under fire in Russia | Media Law | Scoop.it
Some Russian Orthodox Christians see the iconic logo as a symbol of sin that they would like to see outlawed. Read this article by Eric Mack on CNET.
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Communications Law Centre

Communications Law Centre | Media Law | Scoop.it
Information, tools and services for students, staff, visitors of the University of Technology, Sydney.
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Twitter / PamelasLaw: #media #law students

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Event report – Digital defamation: the Claimant, the Defendant, the Intermediaries and what lies ahead – Judith Townend

Event report – Digital defamation: the Claimant, the Defendant, the Intermediaries and what lies ahead – Judith Townend | Media Law | Scoop.it
The internet may have been the elephant in Courtroom 73 during the Leveson Inquiry hearings, but it was the central theme of a series of presentations at JUSTICE’s ‘Life and the Law Online’ event o...
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How To Implement Open Education Resources - OER

How To Implement Open Education Resources - OER | Media Law | Scoop.it
There has been a major shift in the way students are currently learning. Fewer youth are reading books, and more are using devices to search for information.

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The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics (part 3)

The 30 Best iPad apps for college students and academics (part 3) | Media Law | Scoop.it
This third and last part of my series of 30 best iPad apps for students and academics focuses on apps for Organizing and Enjoying life in academia.

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Top 29 Best Ways to Stay Creative in Life Inspirational | All Infographics

Top 29 Best Ways to Stay Creative in Life Inspirational | All Infographics | Media Law | Scoop.it
Infographics on being creative in life and inspiration with top 29 ways to be creative on success and startup exploring and researching ideas and concept...

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Elisa Vivancos's comment, December 22, 2012 3:46 AM
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I need motivation to stay creative and this infographic by @all_infographic is a winner.

Ana Gea's curator insight, March 19, 2013 9:03 PM

Most importantly- Have fun & Finish something. 

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Leveson Report: Publication on 29 November 2012

Leveson Report: Publication on 29 November 2012 | Media Law | Scoop.it
The date of publication of the long awaited Leveson Report into the culture, practices and ethics of the press has been announced. Lord Justice Leveson will publish his Report on Thursday 29 Novemb...
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Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-11-22 | Barry Sookman

Court refuses injunction.to Hulk Hogan to take down sex video made without consent in BOLLEA v. GAWKER MEDIA http://t.co/edOu157F -> Buyer of Google.
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BuzzFeed: "Facebook now argues that it is too big for democracy" - CNN

BuzzFeed: "Facebook now argues that it is too big for democracy" - CNN | Media Law | Scoop.it
The Associated PressBuzzFeed: "Facebook now argues that it is too big for democracy"CNNSince 2009, in what Facebook calls an experiment with digital voting rights, Facebook has allowed users to vote on major changes to the way it manages user data...
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Opinion: Is Ad blocking the next legal battleground? - Computerworld New Zealand

Opinion: Is Ad blocking the next legal battleground? - Computerworld New Zealand | Media Law | Scoop.it
Opinion: Is Ad blocking the next legal battleground?Computerworld New ZealandNotably, New Zealand's law does not ban the private use of DRM circumvention devices.
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New Facebook policy raises alarms over sharing of user data — RT

New Facebook policy raises alarms over sharing of user data — RT | Media Law | Scoop.it
Facebook’s new privacy policy violates EU law, raising concerns over the sharing of private data with affiliated business without user consent. US privacy experts expressed concern over how Facebook shares this data with advertisers.
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Russians back down from leaked U.N. Internet proposal

Russians back down from leaked U.N. Internet proposal | Media Law | Scoop.it
Following the disclosure by CNET of a secret proposal to transfer Internet governance to the U.N., the Russian Federation has revised its plan, toning down the language but not the thrust of the document.
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International Laws Governing Social Media | Guest Law Blog ... | Social governance

International Laws Governing Social Media | Guest Law Blog ... | Social governance | Media Law | Scoop.it
Intellectual property and social media in business. So many laws can be broken in an instant and almost by accident as so many people are still unaware of the regulations. A 140 character tweet can change the course of a ...
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Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2012-11-23 | Barry Sookman

Viagra ruling is cautionary tale for patent agents http://t.co/O1LmsQcB -> Offshore data storage clouds security picture http://t.co/RrxxoxAt.
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Five Competencies for Culturally Competent Teaching and Learning | Faculty Focus

Five Competencies for Culturally Competent Teaching and Learning | Faculty Focus | Media Law | Scoop.it
Today’s classrooms require that instructors possess competencies for teaching all students.
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One Man, One Computer, 10 Million Students: How Khan Academy Is Reinventing Education - Forbes

One man. One computer. Ten million students. Our $1.3 trillion school system is ripe for revolution.

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The Crisis in Higher Education

The Crisis in Higher Education | Media Law | Scoop.it
The leaders of the MOOC movement acknowledge the challenges they face. Perfecting the model, will require “sophisticated inventions” in many areas, from grading essays to granting crede...

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Guest post: Why liveblogs outperform other online news formats by up to 300% | Media news | Journalism.co.uk

Guest post: Why liveblogs outperform other online news formats by up to 300% | Media news | Journalism.co.uk | Media Law | Scoop.it
Researcher Neil Thurman outlines findings from Guardian.co.uk liveblogging study...
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