Useful materials for the 2012 ITWeb Social Media Summit

As we mentioned previously, Paul is presenting at the ITWeb Social Media Summit which runs from 14 to 16 August 2012. We’ve just published a page titled “The 2012 ITWeb Social Media Summit” with details of our contribution to the event, ways to follow the event as well more information about the event itself. WeContinue reading “Useful materials for the 2012 ITWeb Social Media Summit”

Content creators need new attitudes not new censorship

Proposed American censorship legislation, sponsored by the entertainment industry, has sparked a terrific debate about piracy (a problematic metaphor but I’ll use it in this post) and business models. Much of the debate is happening in the United States where the threat to the infrastructure that underlies the Internet has focused minds on underlying challengesContinue reading “Content creators need new attitudes not new censorship”

What Twitpic’s Terms of Service really say about your copyright

The Web is abuzz about indications that popular Twitter-based photo sharing service, Twitpic, recently amended its Terms of Service to give itself the right to sell your photos and videos (“your content”) or otherwise take ownership of your content. This rumour has, understandably, sparked outrage and inspired a series of posts and tweets about howContinue reading “What Twitpic’s Terms of Service really say about your copyright”