Beltway Blogroll reports that Congress will hold a hearing to explore the issue of FEC regulation of blogs. The hearing will be next Thursday (9/22) and will feature bloggers and FEC commissioners past and present.
An article ("Courts Unlikely To Stop Google Book Copying") about the controversial project finds: Despite objections from publishers and writers, copyright law appears to be on Google’s side, legal experts say. The social value of Google’s initiative to digitize library books, including those protected by copyright, will likely weigh heavily in the search engine’s favor.
I keep fighting the battle of bloat with my RSS feeds. And it got me to thinking about the question: if I only read one blog, what would it be? The answer came to me very quickly: Scott Karp’s Publishing 2.0. Almost every post that Scott writes provides something to chew on — food for…
Beltway Blogroll offers a good look at the current state of online advocacy ads.
Or at least that’s how it seems when you read the wild rumors about Google attempting to buy Reuters.
Reuters: It took just minutes for the Vatican to alert the world’s media of Pope John Paul’s death — using text messages and email so the 2,000-year-old Church could meet the new demands of real-time news. The Vatican isn’t exactly known as a bleeding-edge technology center, so any large organization who isn’t prepared to use…
A Kintera/Luth study found that: On average, online givers donate in total (both online and offline) more than 50 percent more than those donors who do not give online.