Anonymous: vigilantes for the greater good or endangering individuals by ignoring the fact that our nation already has a justice system in place? Not to mention an ongoing legal investigation into this specific case.
“Textbook publisher Pearson set off an unfortunate chain of events with a takedown notice issued aimed at a copy of Beck’s Hoplessness Scale posted by a teacher on one of Edublogs’ websites (You may recall Pearson from such other related copyright nonsense as The $180 Art Book With No Pictures and No Free Textbooks Ever!). The end result? Nearly 1.5 million teacher and student blogs taken offline by Edublogs’ host, ServerBeach. James Farmer at wpmu.org fills in the details.”
“The CRTC says it’s asking for help because consumers have said their monthly contracts are confusing and the terms and conditions can vary greatly from one wireless company to another.”
Are these potential driving distractions necessary in Ottawa, are they actually useful marketing tools, and do the citizens of Ottawa agree that digital billboards should be allowed? These, and many more questions, are worth considering before any such digital marketing tools are legally allowed along Ottawa roadsides.
While the phone seems to have a number of intriguing new features, are they enough to convince iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S users to switch over? For now, I’m sticking with the iPhone 4 - at least until my current plan is up. Until then, I’ve got all the hardware, software and Internet speed I need.
Cnet reports that “the company’s shares have fallen to their lowest point since the stock went public earlier this year for $38 per share.” Could this be a sign that social media profit prospects were overblown? Are we on the edge of another Internet economic bubble bust? Definitely something to consider prior to buying any future Facebook shares.
Excerpt: “The upside of this new technology is, of course, unrivalled prospects for social interaction and commerce. The widespread availability of cellphones, along with access to primary education and the construction of roads, is a proven driver of economic development. It can also help topple dictators by revealing their dastardly crimes. The downside is a new social and political anarchy that is fast coming upon us.”
“Some 44% of people who follow the @Facebook account onTwitter are — well, actually, they aren’t, according to an entertaining new app that checks out how many fakers you have in your following.”