18 Sep 2006

links for monday

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  • India’s e-tutors give UK children homework help: Call centres charge £50 a month for unlimited individual help to pupils thousands of miles away

  • Fifth Circuit Affirms Lower Court Dismissal in Defamation Case; Lack of Personal Jurisdiction: In Ouazzani-Chahdi v. Greensboro News & Record, the plaintiff sued a Greensboro, North Carolina, newspaper claiming defamation. The lower court dismissed for lack for personal jurisdiction. The U. S. Fifth Circuit has affirmed.
  • DIY Media seminar on networked amateur cultural production: Howard Rhiengold and others at Annenburg
  • The Zidane smoking photo – a cautionary tale about ownership, copyright and licensing.
  • Can Digg be Democratic? From the Press Gazette…
  • ‘Blogosphere’ spurs government oversight People go digging for Govt. info
  • What is the next target for spam? – Digg and Newsvine, the next target for spam?
  • Follow you, follow me: GPS tracking can be used to stay in touch with friends, or more sinister purposes such as spying on a spouse. Ronan Fitzgerald examines the potential for abuse
  • Law Professor on Possibility of Craigslist Attack Lawsuit: How liable, if at all, is Jason Fortuny for publishing graphic and personally revealing information sent by men responding to a fake Craigslist ad?

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  • Cybersoc by Robin Hamman
    With over 13 years of professional experience in the digital and social media industry, and a client portfolio that includes some of the World's most recognisable brands and organisations, I've built a reputation internationally as a leading practitioner in the industry.

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    About Robin Hamman

    I've been helping some of the World's most widely recognised brands and organisations devise and implement strategic digital and social media programmes since 1999.

    I'm currently the EMEA Digital Network Lead at Fleishman Hillard. I've previously held a variety of roles including Managing Director of Dachis Group Europe, Director of Digital at Edelman, Head of Social Media at Headshift, Acting Editor of the BBC Blogs and Executive Producer at ITV.

    In addition to my day job, I help my wife run an online retail business selling wool blankets - if you're feeling chilly, check out JustSheep.co.uk

    I hold a BA in Education, MA in Sociology, MPhil in Communication Studies and a PgDip in Law. I've also been a Non-Residential Fellow at Stanford University Law School and a Visiting Fellow of Journalism at City University, London.

    Why cybersoc.com? In 1995, I tried to register, for the purposes of researching "ordinary users", the username Cybersociologist on AOL. They truncated my name and I stuck with it....

    Published Under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License