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  • Review: The amateurish Cult of the Amateur

    The Cult of the Amateur is Andrew Keen’s polemic at the rise of content on the web that is uncontrolled by traditional media companies. Halfway through it shifts from a reasoned defence of the status quo to...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • US courts find in Google’s favour of safe-harbour provisions of DMCA in Viacom case

    Viacom and YouTube have been squaring up for a rights battle for months. At stake was more than the $1 billion of damages that Viacom was seeking: it was the very future of user-generated content. According to...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Kongregate shows gamers how to *make* games

    Kongregate Labs is Kongregate’s attempt to show its users how to make games themeselves. It’s a sensible strategy – user-generated games are hard to make compared to Wiki entries or home videos, and yet Kongregate’s lifeblood is...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Whose user-generated content is it anyway?

    This month’s Develop magazine carries an interesting article on the ownership of User-Generated Content. Tahir  Basheer of Sheridans points out the case law around this is very unproven. He questions for example, what happens if a publisher...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Libel on Facebook costs ex-friend £22,000

    Be very careful what you write on Facebook. A London man who created a set of ficititious, malicious entries about Mathew Firsht has just been ordered to pay £22,000 in damages. Grant Raphael fell out with his...

    • Posted 11 years ago
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