LISTen: An LISNews.org Program -- Episode #174

This week's episode is a quick one.

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PCWorld Amazon's Prime Lending Library Collection Now Viewable Online
I hear Al Jazeera English is opening a Chicago bureau | Bleader
Cable TV Holding Web Rivals at Bay, Earnings Show - NYTimes.com
Even as Internet video viewing increases, the vast majority of American households are still paying for cable TV subscriptions and watching most video that way.

PCWorld One Laptop Per Child Plans to Throw Tablets Out of Helicopters
Too many states are crushing net rights, says Foreign Sec • The Register
Hague: Web risks turning into city of ghettos • The Register
Cameron loves net freedom â?? as long as no one's rioting • The Register
Biden: The internet ain't broke, let's not fix it • The Register
Facebook, Twitter just tools in Arab Spring • The Register
Coyle's InFormation: Future Format: Goals and Measures
Open Course Library Launches 1st 42 Courses - bit.ly/tZ3DZP nice, let's hope others follow #cc #oer #education
The problem with Amazon's Kindle Owners' Lending Library - O'Reilly Radar
Amazon bypasses library, lends Kindle books directly to Prime users
Strike one! New Zealand hit with first online infringement warnings
Only a Test: T-Mobile Jumps the Gun on Emergency Alert System Dry Run
T-Mobile scared me, and likely thousands of other subscribers when it inadvertently conducted a test of a new cellphone-based emergency alert system this morning.

Technolog - AOL still has 3.5 million dial-up subscribers
Hackers attack Palestinian servers - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
BBC News - Hewlett Packard to build servers using ARM-based chips
HP is to start making servers using energy-efficient ARM-based chips, but experts warn of incompatible software.

BBC News - Ofcom reveals state of UK telecoms
Britons download about 17 gigabytes of data every month over their home broadband connections, suggests a report.

BBC News - 'Hackers' cut Palestinian phone and internet systems
The Palestinian Authority says hackers have cut phone and internet services in the West Bank and Gaza - a day after the Palestinians' successful bid for Unesco membership.

UK accused of double standards at cyberspace summit - INTERNET - FRANCE 24
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague (pictured) opened the London Conference on Cyberspace Tuesday with a warning to countries who had blocked the internet to stifle protests. Global and technology leaders from over 60 countries were in attendance.

NLS Works with Hospitals Serving Veterans - The Library Today (Library of Congress)
NLS Honors Pioneers - The Library Today (Library of Congress)
CIA 'Open Source Center' monitors Facebook, Twitter • The Register
Publishing News: Early response to the Kindle Lending Library - O'Reilly Radar
New The beginning of the end of feature phones and what it means for libraries – Stephen's Lighthouse
http://creativecommons.org/weblog/entry/30201
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. On Monday, the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) released the first 42 of the state's high-enrollment 81 Open Course Library courses. The remaining 39 courses will be finished by 2013. Funded by the Washington State Legislature and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the Open Course Library joins the global open...

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