[LINK] egov at the city level, harm of exposure, a UK digital vision, copyFights

Jan Whitaker jwhit at janwhitaker.com
Mon Jun 22 09:27:02 EST 2009


from: Fwd: APO Weekly Briefing - 22 June 2009

CITY PORTALS: HOW E-GOVERNMENT EVOLVES INTO E-PARTICIPATION
http://apo.org.au/research/city-portals-how-e-government-evolves-e-participation

Peter Cruickshank | Smart Cities
19 June, 2009 | This report provides a context 
the development of e-government portals by cities.

INTERACTING WITH GOVERNMENT: AUSTRALIANS' USE AND 
SATISFACTION WITH E-GOVERNMENT SERVICES - 2008
http://apo.org.au/research/interacting-government-australians-use-and-satisfaction-e-government-services-2008

Australian Government Information Management Office
15 June, 2009 | Interacting with  Government 
explores Australians’ use and satisfaction with 
e‑government services provided through the internet and telephone.

EGOVERNMENT RESOURCE CENTRE
http://apo.org.au/website/egovernment-resource-centre

15 June, 2009 | The eGovernment Resource Centre 
is the Victorian Government's repository of 
eGovernment initiatives and international research.

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VIRTUAL HARM AND ATTACHMENT
http://apo.org.au/research/virtual-harm-and-attachment

Jessica Wolfendale | Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault
15 June, 2009 | Thousands of women participate in 
multi-user online worlds such as Second Life. In 
these online communities, women can use their 
online personas - their avatars - to chat, fight, 
make friends and even get married. Yet the 
freedom that makes multi-user online worlds 
attractive to so many women can also pose risks.

VIRTUAL VIOLENCE
http://apo.org.au/research/virtual-violence

Cameron Boyd | Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault
15 June, 2009 | With online interaction and 
gaming now a fact of daily life for a great many 
people, violence against women in computer games 
and in virtual (online) environments is becoming 
a pressing issue for both legal and ethical reasons.

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DIGITAL BRITAIN: THE FINAL REPORT
http://apo.org.au/research/digital-britain-final-report

Department of Culture, Media and Sport, UK
19 June, 2009 | This report is the British 
Government's strategic vision for ensuring that 
the UK is at the leading edge of the global 
digital economy. It is an example of industrial 
activism in a crucial growth sector.
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AUDIO
COPYFIGHTS AND LITERARY RIGHTS
http://apo.org.au/audio/copyfights-and-literary-rights

19 June, 2009 |
The biggest recent copyright case is Google's 
book digitisation project. Authors and publishers 
wanted a slice of the pie that they thought Google was getting for free.


NEW BOOKS
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DIGITAL HISTORY: A GUIDE TO GATHERING, PRESERVING 
AND PRESENTING THE PAST ON THE WEB
http://apo.org.au/book/digital-history-guide-gathering-preserving-and-presenting-past-web

15 June, 2009 | This book provides a plainspoken 
and thorough introduction to the web for historians


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