Are Attitudes Towards Privacy Changing?

  Liz Lyon, UKOLN Director, recently gave a talk on “The Informatics Transform: Re-engineering Libraries for the Data Decade” at the VALA 2012 conference held in Melbourne, Australia. The abstract for the talk describes how: This talk will present a...

Institutional Use of Social Media In Europe

A recent series of blog referrer links from a post entitled entitled “Rànquing d’universitats i estructures de recerca de Catalunya a les xarxes socials” brought my attention to a number of benchmarking surveys of use of social media in higher educational...

Next Steps In Addressing Forthcoming Cookie Legislation

The Forthcoming Cookie Legislation On 26 May 2011 I asked How Should UK Universities Respond to EU Cookie Legislation? The post was published the day before UK government legislation based on the EU Directive requiring users to opt-in to cookie use was due to come...

Risk Register for Blogs

  Bloggers’ Squabble Involves Lawyers An article published in the Guardian the week before Christmas announced “Hacked climate emails: police seize computers at West Yorkshire home” and went on to describe how “Police officers...