mcmorgan + eu   4

Linguistic purity in the EU
What? It’s a metaphor? An analogy?
EU  linguistics 
july 2019 by mcmorgan
Top Euro court: No, you can't steal images from other websites (too bad a school had to be sued to confirm this little fact)
Fair use by education is being reconsidered in the EU. This also means that CC needs to make inroads.

> It will also mean that every website – even school websites – will have to make sure that they only post images that they have permission to post. And pretty much everyone is going to have to reeducate themselves about what is and is not allowable online.

> It going to be messy, yet the decision also represents a gradual clawing back of previous norms in the internet era. It never made sense that people should be able to take other people's hard work – whether that's music, or video, or articles, or photographs – and do whatever they want with it just because it was possible to do so quickly and easily.
publishing  EU  copyright 
august 2018 by mcmorgan
the velocity of a sheep in a vacuum and other register measurements
Standards of measurement based on EU standards for fruit and pasta, double-decker buses, and the area of Wales. Yeah? And using feet, inches, or even millimeters are any different?
standards  parody  EU 
january 2011 by mcmorgan

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