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Suing the Internet

4.7.2006 by Mother Superior

Have a look at some of the big stories about the Internet so far this week. Here are a few headlines and links: Rank outsider sues Google over zero score Music industry to sue Yahoo China UK lawsuit proceeds against…

How Should the Internet be Run?

3.7.2006 by Mother Superior

With the US reviewing the role of ICANN at the end of July, it seems we all have a very small window of opportunity to have our own say on who should run the Internet and how. Both ICANN and…

Podcasting From the CIPR

29.6.2006 by Mother Superior

I'm starting to look forward to the UKFast podcast from the Northern conference of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations on July 6th. When you think about it - podcasting is a perfect form for this kind of information exchange.…

Television on the Internet

28.6.2006 by Mother Superior

I read an interesting research paper on The Register entitled IPTV/VoD: The fall of content's kingdom this week and have been thinking about it a fair bit. IPTV will almost certainly be the way to watch TV programmes on your…

Unsure About Squidoo

27.6.2006 by Mother Superior

I've taken an interest in the concept of Squidoo. It's an amalgamation of many of the Net's newest ideas. Something of a social networking site, a wiki, a blog community... Users can create a lens, which is a simple web…

The Shape of Computers to Come

22.6.2006 by Chris N

An article on Slashdot about some graphics-pen based desktop software called 'BumpTop' started me thinking again about interface design (see 'Welcome to Userville'). But then my thinking started to run 'well I wrote that post about software design, better think…

Opera’s New Browser Worth a Look

20.6.2006 by Mother Superior

Many Internet users and even some web developers are still choosing to ignore the fact that there are more browsers available than just Internet Explorer. The Opera team has quietly built a name for itself and the new browser Opera…

Copy This Down

20.6.2006 by Chris N

So the 'Google Generation' (delightful, young people are once again defined by a multinational corporation) are all unabashed plagiarists. Stupid kids! Everybody knows the point of formal education is to learn how to conceal your sources correctly. From high within…

The Web’s ad Potential Finally Mainstream?

19.6.2006 by Mother Superior

The potency of word of mouth advertising on the Internet is not new, but often for the mainstream to take the shift online seriously, they require a traditional giant to coerce them. That's why Proctor & Gamble's announcing of the…

A New Netscape for the Less Personalised Web

15.6.2006 by Mother Superior

My immediate thoughts on the rebirth of Netscape are that AOL are joining a selection of content providers appealing to the lethargic nature of Internet users. I can see Netscape appealing heavily to those who are not web savvy enough…