QuickLinks - Useful addresses
QuickLinks - Useful addresses
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Issue no. 361 - 23 May 2006
Handy Dandy - New Podcasting Legal Guide
The Podcasting Legal Guide is up on the Creative Commons Wiki. The Guide is described as follows: 'The purpose of this Guide is to provide you with a general roadmap of some of the legal issues specific to podcasting. EFF has produced a very practical and helpful guide for issues related to blogging generally.
ITU launches new series of 'World Information Society Reports'
On 17 May, World Information Society Day, ITU together with other partners (including UNCTAD and the KADO) launched a new series of reports entitled 'World Information Society Report'. It is intended to be an annual report, tracking progress in implementing the outcomes from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). The reports will include a new benchmarking tool, the Digital Opportunity Index, which is a composite index for measurement of the information society, endorsed by the Tunis Phase of the WSIS. The summary of the report is available on the website at www.itu.int/wisr. The report itself will be published in June 2006.
Issue no. 352 - 18 December 2005
The Internet of Things
The internet as we know it is set to transform radically, according to a new ITU Internet Report entitled The Internet of Things, specially prepared to coincide with the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis in November 2005. According to ITU's report, we are standing on the brink of a new ubiquitous computing and communication era, one that will radically transform the Internet, and with it, our corporate, community, and personal spheres. The new ITU report looks at key enabling technologies for ubiquity (e.g. RFID, sensors and sensor networks, telematics, robotics, nanotechnology) and how they might impact the future human and technological landscape.
US - For bloggers of all ages: New resource!
(Net Family News)
It's simple, in name and mission:
. Created by Larry Magid of SafeKids.com with help from NetFamilyNews, BlogSafety offers advice on safe blogging for teens and their parents, teachers, and other caregivers.
Issue no. 350 - 4 December 2005
Internet News list is back
Internet News list is back up and running! David Goldstein is restarting posting to the list on topics such as domain names, WSIS, governance, censorship, legal, security, government regulation, file sharing and new developments. Previous subscribers should resubscribe.
Issue no. 324 - 21 November 2004
RSS Feed (Really Simple Syndication)
RSS is an easy way for you to keep updated automatically on websites you like. Instead of you having to go to websites to see if they've written a new article or feature, you can use RSS (which stands for Really Simple Syndication) to get them to tell you every time they have something new. BBC News now offers RSS feeds (or channels) for most of its sections, eg World, Business, etc
Issue no. 321 - 10 October 2004
QuickLinks - Status of EU initiatives
Issue no. 320 - 25 September 2004
UK - eGov monitor
(eGov monitor Weekly)
A free email publication providing a comprehensive round-up of the latest developments in electronic government and public sector ICT. The Weekly supplements the eGov monitor Corporate Service. When you subscribe to eGov monitor Weekly, you will also receive eGov monitor Events Express, a free fortnightly update on the most interesting events related to eGovernment and public sector ICT.
Links to news items about legal and regulatory aspects of Internet and the information society, particularly those relating to information content, and market and technology.
QuickLinks consists of
a free newsletter appearing approximately once a week. The newsletter is distributed by electronic mail through an "announcement only" mailing list.
a Web site with frequent updates, an events page, news items organised by category as well as chronologically by issue and full text search.
QuickLinks is edited by Richard Swetenham
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