Bill Myers has recently highlighted a website called http://www.peopleofwalmart.com – not much to this site, just photos of people shopping and a comment about their choice of clothing.But the site caught on, and now gets almost 4 million page views a day.
I’m afraid I don’t feel particularly sympathetic to Gary Mckinnon. The papers have reported that he has threatened to commit suicide if he is extradited, but that’s not a good reason for blocking his extradition. After all, there are hundreds of prisoners in UK jails who commit suicide because they can’t face going to jail. Is that a valid reason for not jailing them?
Plans by Google to digitise millions of out-of-print books to
create the world’s biggest online library have been approved by British
publishing groups and authors. The new deal will still enable
tens of thousands of British writers to profit, as readers can search
millions of works, read extracts online and buy full copies. For more information about the deal, read here