Here is a selection of links to IP-related matters I found interesting this week:
I hope you find some interesting. If you did or have a question, leave a comment or send me an email
Another round in AP’s war on the internet:
Associated Press would like to charge you for any extracts you take from its website.
Starting price is US$12.50 for 5 – 25 words.
Apparently, it’s the (iCopy)right thing to do!
I guess that means “they” think that now you can pay for the “service” easily it won’t be fair use (USA only) or fair dealing.
Lid dip: priorsmart
From the blogsite:
We started with a set of tough questions:
- Why do we have to live with divides between different types of communication — email versus chat, or conversations versus documents?
- Could a single communications model span all or most of the systems in use on the web today, in one smooth continuum? How simple could we make it?
- What if we tried designing a communications system that took advantage of computers’ current abilities, rather than imitating non-electronic forms?
After months holed up in a conference room in the Sydney office … And now, after more than two years of expanding our ideas … Today we’re giving developers an early preview of
Lid dip @joshgans; Where Tim O’Reilly sees it fitting in (via @dhowell via Dennis Kennedy via Shelley Powers). Mashable here and here.