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May 2010 Blog Posts (14)

Newzbin and an important UK decision on online copyright infringement

Hi Friends,

Continuing my information sharing in light of the new Digital Economy Act 2010, I would like to highlight the Twentieth Century Film Corporation and others v Newzbin Limited case. This is an important case which considers the on-line application of the Copyright, Designs and Patent Act 1988 (CDPA), in view of the newly adopted Digital Economy Act 2010 (2010 Act).



Newzbin is a members-only Usenet indexing website that operated a P2P network, by… Continue

Added by Dr Maria Anassutzi on May 29, 2010 at 17:11 — No Comments

Please show your support for Keeping Business Local http://ow.ly/1Rv1p

The UK economy is driven by small businesses. They make up 99% of all UK businesses and they are the engine for growth and job creation.



With most exhibitions in London many Local Businesses can’t afford the time or generally the cost to exhibit. Keeping Business Local Expo’s fill the gap in the market for SME’s businesses to showcase their company, Network and Find New Suppliers and these exhibitions are replicated in Local towns around Thames Valley, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire,… Continue

Added by Absolutely Design Nick Buckland on May 29, 2010 at 10:30 — No Comments

Free Graphic Design for Stickers Online Printing at Design2Express

Stickers a better tool for advertising with a short…

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Added by Gliroy Farnandez on May 28, 2010 at 11:40 — No Comments

Facebook release new privacy settings - take note!

Hi, for all facebook users I recommend looking at your new privacy settings via the account option.

For those of you who are interested to read more about the changes, this article on the Guardian website is pretty comprehensive.

Keep your information safe!

Chris

Added by Chris Lunn on May 27, 2010 at 13:00 — No Comments

Be part of it....Community & Young persons Career focussed workshop

Having had some experience with Youth Charities & after having a Q&A session at my old university I realized that I really did want to do something useful and that concentrated on offering some young people in my…
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Added by Carli Adby on May 27, 2010 at 10:00 — No Comments

Add Yourself To Networking Groups For Updates, News etc.

As you'll see from our Networking Groups section we have a range of groups for you to join in with online (for free) and keep up-to-date with other members and discussions etc.

I've pulled together a summary of the current groups and I recommend clicking in to the ones which catch your eye and joining them asap! If you would like to see your group featured, you can do so via the 'Add A Group' link towards…

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Added by Chris Lunn on May 27, 2010 at 8:00 — No Comments

Why Does My Website Need SEO?

The majority of web traffic is driven by the major commercial search engines – Yahoo!, Bing, MSN, and Google. If your site cannot be found by search engines or your content cannot be

put into their databases, you miss out on the incredible opportunities

available to websites provided via search – people who want what you

have visiting your site.

Whether your site provides content, services, products or information, search engines are a primary method of navigation for…

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Added by Richard Woods on May 26, 2010 at 15:47 — No Comments

Are you ready for the Digital Economy Act 2010



The newly approved Digital Economy Act 2010 (Act) is set to amend Intellectual Property legislation by:

  • Reducing online infringement of copyright;
  • Increasing to £50,000 fines for all intellectual property offences for online and offline copyright infringement;
  • Providing the…
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Added by Dr Maria Anassutzi on May 24, 2010 at 18:37 — No Comments

Writing better copy.....

I do a thrifty Thursday on my blog, a day dedicated to finding useful bits of info, chit chat, news or views online that I am interested in that week and think you good people may be too. Quite relevant to me at the moment is writing copy as I am re-writing my 'all about me' paragraph and basically all text that goes anywhere related to my business, so this is what I… Continue

Added by Carli Adby on May 17, 2010 at 13:07 — 3 Comments

SME's here!! Workshops, Seminars, 121 advise, networking...

...If you don't know about this yet or have not ordered your free tickets then check out the Business Start Up show taking place on May 21st / 22nd May in London. It has seriously loads for small and medium business's and is sponsored by Lloyds TSB.




I'll be there....camera in hand!


Hope to see some of you…
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Added by Carli Adby on May 12, 2010 at 22:14 — No Comments

Cotton Eye Joe....

I got involved with my local residents association and photographed a Barn Dance and Mayfayre....i know of a quite a few other local business's who got involved and offered their support so check out the pictures below for your overview of the event....lots of fun, laughter, dogs and wine!…




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Added by Carli Adby on May 12, 2010 at 12:47 — No Comments

Virtual Networks can lead to real success

We all know that an increasing amount of economic activity is being conducted on the net. Regardless of the variations of the international economy, large profits are being made online. A decade after the bursting of the dot.com bubble, the tactics being deployed by online firms have become increasingly sophisticated. Along with the corporate giants and medium-sized enterprises making money on the net, entrepreneurs and small firms are also making the most of some of the…

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Added by Cheryl Howard on May 11, 2010 at 13:20 — No Comments

Blogs, Hosting and Lies

Hi friends, I would like to share with all of you a recent High Court defamation case, which highlights the potential legal consequences of social networking for ISPs and the provisions of “hosting defence”.

Currently, Internet Service Providers can claim exemption from liability due to:

  • Regulation 19 of the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002, which gives an Exemption from Liability for Unlawful Content to Information Society Service Providers…
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Added by Dr Maria Anassutzi on May 9, 2010 at 10:57 — 2 Comments

Marketing through Price Objections

I read a fantastic blog post this morning by a sale coach and strategist Doyle Slayton. He talked about the big issue we all have in times of economic downturn, and that is PRICE.



Doyle says that it’s unrealistic to think that price doesn’t play a factor. Everything hinges on the prospect’s pain, need, and/or their perception of your company’s brand/reputation.

Pain – If the prospect is happy with…

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Added by Richard Woods on May 5, 2010 at 10:34 — 1 Comment

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