Information Societies

Technology Culture and Society

To Do Tasks

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By Week 4 you need to have completed the following:

Set up your blog

Post a short piece. 200 words on one of the topics covered in the lectures so far:

1. Digital Rights Management and creative content. (Music, iTunes, Kindle)

2. Creative Commons licenses

3. Science Commons, IP and licenses

4. Comment on the plan for ISPs to disconnect file sharers.

Creative Commons

Science Commons

Download An Introduction to Science Commons John Wilbanks and James Boyle

Out-law on file sharing and ISPs

5. Read the Carter Report on Digital Britain, section 3 Digital Content. Post a piece (200 words) in response to one or more of the paragraphs.

Download the report for print and offline reading

Alternatively read the report and other people’s comments. The numbered paragraphs will help us keep track


Written by nicholasmid

February 17, 2009 at 5:30 pm

Posted in Admin, links

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  1. Each paragraph, as well as each section, of the Digital britain Interim Report has a unique hyperlink on

    The section level links are page URIs, the paragraph level links are named link anchors that can be found from the hyperlinked paragraph numbers at the left of each paragraph.

    Tony Hirst

    February 17, 2009 at 6:03 pm

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