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Open Thread Thursday: Google Living Stories

Yesterday The Guardian reported on Living Stories, a Google Labs project tested over the last few months with the help of the New York Times and the Washington Post. Now they're turning it over to the open source community.

We've all heard that the face of journalism is changing. We've seen it with the massive losses of small-town papers and struggles of even larger publications. And so everyone in the industry has their eyes on what's next. » Read more

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The Apple exception: where open innovation theory breaks down

Over the last few weeks, I've noticed more folks pointing out a paradox that has been driving me nuts. As many companies embrace open innovation and culture, there is one incredibly successful holdout: Apple. Three articles on the subject here, here, and here. » Read more

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EU reexamining copyright law

In the past, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other Europeans have objected to the Google book scanning project and the proposed settlement.  The reasons I've heard for the objection include the absence of protection for moral rights in the U.S., that foreign works published in the U.S. may not be protected by U.S. copyright (so they fair game for full display on Google, but are still under copyright in the own country), and that Google will have a monopoly on digital books, a concern shared in the U.S.

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