Morning Roundup: Poetry longlist revealed for National Book Award; Kobo donates e-readers; more
September 18, 2013 | 9:01 am
By Joanna Cabot
Kobo Donates 3500 e-Readers to Canadian Native Youth (GoodeReader)
Kobo has engaged in a new initiative that will see close to 3,500 Touch e-Readers distributed to Native youth in Canada. The company is also contributing close to $100,000 to to develop a program in conjunction with Free The Children to help improve literacy.
Google is planning to replace third party cookies as a way for advertisers to target users. The move comes the same day as the chance of Washington passing a “Do Not Track” law increased.
Poetry Longlist Revealed for National Book Award (GalleyCat)
The National Book Foundation has revealed its first ever Poetry longlist for the National Book Award.
Last week we reported on the suspension of Hadopi’s one and only suspension, as France moved away from using Internet disconnection as a punishment. That manifest failure of the scheme that pioneered the three strikes approach makes a new paper from the Australian scholar Rebecca Giblin, called “Evaluating graduated response”, particularly timely.
Kindle Daily Deal: Footsteps in the Dark (and 3 others)