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Music Industry wants to filter the internet EU wide

by Christian Scholz on December 28, 2007

According to the music industry the downfall of itself is of course only due to copyright infringements, not old and non-working business models. Thus more needs to be done about it and they are quite active in lobbying EU politicians (…)

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My blogging editor wish list

by Christian Scholz on December 27, 2007

I wasn’t following the recent development of ecto but it seems version 3 beta is now out (actually since October ;-). So I give it a try with this blog post. And as I am on it here is my (…)

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What do avatars want from RL companies? / Was wollen Avatare von Real Life-Firmen?

by Christian Scholz on December 20, 2007

(Update: It’s 7 pm german time! not 8 pm) (deutsch weiter unten) This is the title of an event happening tomorrow, Dec 20 at 10 am SLT (1 pm EST, 7 pm german time) at the New Globe Theatre at (…)

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SLGA: Capabilities explained (technical)

by Christian Scholz on December 19, 2007

One of the building blocks of the open metaverse Linden Lab is going to build via the open Second Life Grid Architecture Working Group are the so-called “Capabilities”. These are even in use already in the existing Second Life Grid (…)

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Sind unsere Daten sicher?

by Christian Scholz on December 18, 2007

Now the US lost a harddrive with the data about 3 million candidates for the driving theory test. Full story on BBC. I wonder how secure our data in Germany is now that our government is keen to collect even (…)

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Financial Times Deutschland schreibt über Niggemeier vs. Callactive

by Christian Scholz on December 18, 2007

Germany is not the best country if it comes to running a blog or big forum as you have to check every comment and post if it might contain unlawful content. Stefan Niggemeier, popular blogger and journalist now has a (…)

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Der easn.de Roundtable Report

by Christian Scholz on December 17, 2007

This is a quite lengthy report on the first easn.de roundtable which took place last Saturday in Cologne. The goal was to have a look into the future regarding several topics. What are the trends and what are possible business (…)

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Is Second Life polarizing?

by Christian Scholz on December 17, 2007

Well, I guess it is, at least in Germany and I wonder if it is the case aswell in other countries and if so, why that is. I have noticed on many occasions that once you talk to somebody about (…)

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Der Bali Klima-Deal

by Christian Scholz on December 17, 2007

A recapitulation of the results of the clima conference in Bali. A big disappointment mainly thanks to the USA which was blocking concrete actions. Some politicians do not seem to it and keep thinking it’s none of their business and (…)

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Die Barcamps 2008

by Christian Scholz on December 16, 2007

This is a calendar of german Barcamps for 2008. Some are international (e.g. english speaking) such as the one in Hannover and Bodensee. So feel free to check them out. So langsam füllt sich die erste Jahreshälfte des Jahres 2008 (…)

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