global minilinks for 2008-10-11
MiniLinks by Danny O'Brien
October 11, 2008
- A Contentious Meeting with New Zealand's Copyright Minister
Colin Jackson hits a brick wall when he and others talk to New Zealand ministers about the new copyright act.
- Former Pink Floyd Manager: End the P2P Lawsuits
Peter Jenner continues to advocate for collective licensing, this time in Berlin.
- EuroISPA on the Recent "Three Strikes" EU Battle
The ISP association attempts to unpick what Sarkozy thinks he's doing in the EU.
- The Third COMMUNIA Workshop in Amsterdam, Oct 20-21
European workshop on fair dealing, fair use and its global equivalents.
- Ad-Powered Surveillance: Okay For Citizens, Too Prying for Parliament?
Is the UK's House of Commons blocking Phorm's prying eyes?
- Malaysian Blogger Goes On Trial
A "frail" Raja Petra is charged with sedition.
- Hong Kong Consults on Internet Filtering
The Chinese administrative region is considering blocking sites under the country's obscenity laws.
- Key US Senators Warn Bush Administration On ACTA
The Judiciary committee is displeased with the secrecy on the anti-counterfeiting trade agreement, especially on liability for internet intermediaries (like ISPs).
- When Wikipedia Met The Great Firewall
Jimmy Wales meets with China's censorship body.
- Echo in the Dark
The New Yorker looks at censorship in Russia.
- Does Web Censorship Affect International Trade?
Nart Villeneuve sees if the Great Firewall of China messes with connections to Western commerce websites.
- Australian Councils use Google to Monitor Citizens
Using Google Earth and Google Maps to look for planning violations.