Morning Roundup

US Publishing Industry Might Soon be Infecting Pirates with Malware (Good e-Reader)
The Publishing industry in the United States may soon be infecting eBook pirates with Malware. A new report proclaims a dire need for new tools that would allow for the photographing of the pirate using his own system’s camera, implanting malware in the their network, or even physically disabling or destroying the hacker’s own computer or network.

The Guardian Newspaper Goes Global (Good e-Reader)
British National Newspaper The Guardian has just unveiled plans to take its online news reporting global. It has announced that the publication will incorporate its US, UK, and Australian divisions under the single online property TheGuardian.com.

In Defense of Digital Freedom: It’s Time to Go Beyond Cyber Hyperbole (Techdirt)
Marietje Schaake, a member of the European Parliament often credited as one of the most tech savvy (and, yes, a regular Techdirt reader) has penned an excellent article, In defense of digital freedom. It’s well worth a read, even if it covers many things that regular readers of the site will be familiar with.

Crowd-Sourcing the News: Do We Need a Public License for Citizen Journalism? (Paid Content)
Social platforms like YouTube have become a rich source of “citizen journalism” about breaking news events, but media outlets don’t always provide credit. Mark Little of Storyful wants to try and change that with a public license for video news.

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