Posts Tagged: Business

On the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement treaty

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“Here’s a 20-minute, must-see lecture on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement — the secret copyright treaty currently being negotiated, which stands to fatally wound all user-generated content sites from mailing lists to YouTube; which stands to criminalize kids for noncommercial file-sharing; which stands to put your internet connection in jeopardy if anyone in your house is… Read more »

Feed reader generated content

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“The veteran Scrobblers [Last.fm users] amongst you will probably remember our ‘moderation system’ – this was a user-voting system that let you propose and merge artists, ultimately fixing misspelled artists by creating aliases to the correct version. We are planning to bring this back in a big way, addressing not only artists, but albums and… Read more »

Edinburgh TV Unfestival 2007

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Just spotted this via backstage.bbc.co.uk; “Edinburgh TV Un-Festival 2007: This year the MGEITF (Media Guardian International TV Festival) has spawned its own fringe event, the TV Un-Festival. This day-long event which takes place on Saturday 25 August will centre around the clash of the well established TV world and the constantly accelerating Internet world using… Read more »

Apple’s WWDC

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For anyone who cares, MacRumoursLive.com; “Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference commences on the 7th of August, with Steve Jobs giving the keynote presentation at 10am Pacific. It is not anticipated that there will be a live video broadcast of the keynote and so MacRumors will provide live coverage on this site.” That’s 6pm UK time… Read more »

Google Checkout

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In case you haven’t heard, Google opened Google Checkout a couple of weeks ago. Checkout the video demo there for an overall view. Here’s the pre speculation (wow, finger directly on the pulse there), the official announcement, details and quotes, usage demo, list of sites that use it, the news that eBay has banned it’s… Read more »