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Ripped From The Reader — Links for 7/2

July 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Ripped From The Reader — Links for 7/2 · Uncategorized

Adrian and crew add two new cities (Charlotte and Philly) to¬† microlocal data emporium Everyblock. One of the inaugural members of the Adrian Holovaty Cloning Lab at Northwestern ruminates on what might be next, halfway through his incubation period. A couple Mama T cheap shots for good measure. Coming next, toilet paper rationing? And what […]

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Ripped From the Reader: List ‘o Links for June 16

June 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

More on the AP “fair use” kerfuffle, including some progress, here, here, here. And use some AP content on your blog for only $2.50 a word! Real live rate card, here is a real pisser. (Squared would owe them $50for his Jarvis-inspired civil disobedience). And Citizen Media Law Project weighs in over here. $1 billion […]

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Being Civilly Disobedient

June 13th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Our friend Jeff Jarvis flips the bird at the Associated Press and is urging civil disobedience against the wire service for its heavy handed tactics over using even small amounts of AP content online. “The AP is flouting fair use and fair comment. It is ignoring the essential structure of the link architecture of the […]

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Kibbles ‘n Bits | Links for Today

June 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Kibbles ‘n Bits | Links for Today · Uncategorized

Big court victory for fantasy sports leagues and fans. And just in time for Google to get in the game? Online News Association Executive Director Lori Schwab has stepped down, ONA President Jon Dube said in an e-mail announcement Monday night. “During her time with ONA, the organization’s membership and conference attendance grew to record […]

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Kibbles ‘n Bits | Today’s List ‘o Links

May 1st, 2008 · Comments Off on Kibbles ‘n Bits | Today’s List ‘o Links · Uncategorized

A 19th century lesson about the Internet and journalism ( Steve gets way too deep for Squared on a warm, sunny afternoon, but give his essay a whirl if you feel like a little think, think, think. Websites Go Crazy Tracking Urban Eccentrics (Wired) “Are we headed toward a Web 2.0-fueled world of microcelebrity where […]

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