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Anatomy of a Copyright Coup: Jamaica’s Public Domain Plundered

from a post on the Civic e-mail group JULY 24, 2015 | BY JEREMY MALCOLM HTTPS://WWW.EFF.ORG/DEEPLINKS/2015/07/ANATOMY-COPYRIGHT-COUP-JAMAICAS-PUBLIC-DOMAIN-PLUNDERED A bill extending the term of copyright by an additional 45 years—almost doubling it, in the case of corporate and government works—sailed through the … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Frank H. Wadsworth:
FORGOTTEN FORESTRY INFORMATION OF PUERTO RICO Frank H. Wadsworth 8-24-2014 Volunteer, International Institute of Tropical Forestry Now that the island is more than half covered with forests and we are having an unprecedented number…

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Measuring Development: the Importance of Statistics on the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda.

from a blog of the London School of Economics <; Wonder if the UN Statistical Office agrees that “there is no reason why data should remain the remit of statistical offices?” Measuring development: the importance of statistics on the post-2015 … Continue reading

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Serious Issue as We Become More Embedded in a Global, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

From the Washington Post — use the link to see all the graphics. . . <; Wonkblog U.S. millennials post ‘abysmal’ scores in tech skills test, lag behind foreign peers By Todd C. Frankel March 2 American millennials did not … Continue reading

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governance Big Data – Big Problem

The Big Caveats for Big Data, as summarized by Tom Simonite of the MIT Technology Review is at: Five Things Obama’s Big Data Experts Warned Him About The rise of big data techniques poses risks to society that call … Continue reading

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