LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #221
This week's program has a bit of an essay on economic concerns that talks about shooting for "doing less, better" instead of "doing more with less" while also presenting a news miscellany. Reference is also made to a disturbing attack on members of the news media in Oakland, California.
- SF Chronicle: Oakland robbers attack TV cameraman
- The Volokh Conspiracy: Stock Market Has Worst Day This Year
- Zero Hedge: Foodstamps Surge By Most In One Year To New All Time Record, In Delayed Release
- Ars Technica: How an Indonesian ISP took down the mighty Google for 30 minutes -- Internet's web of trust let a company you never heard of block your Gmail.
- The Register: Files aren’t property, says US government -- New twist in Megaupload case a threat to all clouds, claims EFF
- Electronic Frontier Foundation: Megaupload and the Government's Attack on Cloud Computing
- Library of Congress Public Affairs Office: Library of Congress to Host First International Summit of the Book
- The Verge: Egyptian prosecutor tells government to block online porn
- The Register: Egypt takes hard line on internet pr0n, calls for total ban -- EFF warns of more censorship to come
- The Register: China blocks all Google services as new leader anointed -- Great Firewall locks down Middle Kingdom
- BBC: Library closures may be unlawful, MPs warn
- The Mirror: Not by the book: Library closures 'against the law', say MPs -- Such a move could break a legal requirement for councils to provide a “comprehensive and efficient” library service
- The Guardian: Library closures may be unlawful, says Commons select committee -- Report claims councils may be failing in statutory duty to provide 'comprehensive and efficient' service as campaigners' fears grow
- Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals: CILIP response to the Culture, Media and Sport Committee Report on Library Closures
- Bilal Akhtar: Using the Raspberry Pi as a web server
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