Monday Morning Coffee – 27 July 2020
Here are a few stories to read this Monday morning.
- I find Brewster Kahle’s attempts to mischaracterize the Internet Archive’s recent actions to be infuriating, but the fact he choose to fib makes me wonder if his legal arguments are even weaker than I thought.
- A law student dug into the fair use arguments surrounding CDL (controlled Digital Lending), and found them wanting.
- David Gaughran explains why the "A9 algorithm" training touted by marketers is a scam based on a myth.
- EG Radcliff delves into how to develop a research strategy.
- Here’s a handy guide on the California Consumer Privacy Act. The tl;dr version is that 99% of us can ignore it.
- The inspiration for Richard Curtis’s "Yesterday" was a screenplay with a much less cliched story.
- The Daily Beast published a memoir by a writer who had chauffeured Jorge Luis Borges around Scotland in 1971.
- As many as 270 million records may have been stolen in a security breach at Wattpad.