Nice article about Dutch adoption of ODF

CNN Money ran a nice Associated Press article earlier today about adoption of open source and ODF by the Dutch government: “Dutch Government: Open Source Software To Be Adopted By April 2008.” While there is some confusion between open source and open standards, it gives a good idea of the…

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Thoughts on digital reputations

As a follow up to my comments at the Yale Law School Information Society Project Symposium on Reputation Economies in Cyberspace, I wanted to talk a bit about digital reputations. By this I mean some way of attaching numeric data and supporting information to a person, an object, a collection…

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Comments on ECMA’s (aka Microsoft’s) OOXML comment resolutions

We’re starting to hear about how Microsoft (under ECMA’s name) is resolving the technical comments on OOXML. What do you need to know about this? Where are they? If this is a transparent process, we need to see the comments as well as all the proposed resolutions. What is there…

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Position paper for Yale Law School Information Society panel

This is the “position paper” for the Reputation Economies in Cyberspace panel on which I’m participating tomorrow at Yale Law School. It makes a lot of assumptions about definitions (I’m on the fourth panel of the day) and just touches on some of the things on which I plan to…

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Saturday in New Haven

This Saturday I’ll be in New Haven at the Yale Law School Information Society Project Symposium on Reputation Economies in Cyberspace. I’ll be speaking on the last panel of the day: Panel IV: Ownership of Cyber-Reputation Moderator: Eddan Katz Panelists: John Clippinger, Eric Goldman, Bob Sutor, Mozelle Thompson, Rebecca Tushnet…

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