Daily Archives: February 9, 2007

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DOPA Returns! :-(

Via the LiB: http://librarianinblack.typepad.com/librarianinblack/2007/02/dopa_returns_th.html Republican Senator Ted Stevens from Alaska has introduced a bill called “Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act” (#S49.IS). This is simply the new version of the DOPA bill, including all the original DOPA propositions with two additional Titles added: restricting the sale of personal information of children for marketing and raising fines for child pornography violations. Because DOPA is now sandwiched between these two other things that sound hunky dory, it is more likely to pass than it was last time. Now, why should librarians and their patrons care about DOPA? As I said the […]

A Moving Picture….

http://blogs.talis.com/panlibus/archives/2007/02/a_moving_pictur.php Richard Wallis discusses the Web 2.0 Video and offers this: If you haven’t seen it yet I encourage you to invest the 4:31 minutes it takes to watch. According to Michael Wesch – Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Kansas State University this is only a second draft of the video but nevertheless eminently watchable. The video is an output from Digital Ethnography – a working group of Kansas State University students and faculty dedicated to exploring and extending the possibilities of digital ethnography. Those four and a half minutes deliver a more informative/entertaining insight in to the journey from […]