Huh. Perhaps this is typical of these kinds of lawsuits, but the initial #OCLCvCLARIVATE court hearings have been postponed until September because they are "exploring a potential settlement of the Parties’ dispute." https://storage.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.ohsd.269526/gov.uscourts.ohsd.269526.44.0.pdf https://courtlistener.com/docket/6338122
Fascinating ruling in the DMCA case to unmask the identity of @CallMeMoneyBags on copyright grounds — the mysterious Bayside Advisory LLC's subpoena was quashed. @Twitter pursued and won this case. https://storage.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.cand.369702/gov.uscourts.cand.369702.53.0.pdf
"On this record, even if Bayside had made a prima facie
showing of copyright infringement, the Court would quash the subpoena in a heartbeat."
Just mentioned https://xkcd.com/927/ on a staff Slack channel and re-read the original image title text: "Fortunately, the charging one has been solved now that we've all standardized on mini-USB. Or is it micro-USB? Shit."
SOOOO outdated. We've moved on to USB-C now.
The first story in this week's Thursday Threads is about a group that put together a network-accessible Minecraft world with books that contain content censored in some countries: https://dltj.org/article/issue-88-censorship-forgetting/#minecraft-uncensored
This is a thought-provoking article about societal change affecting both China and western democracies. China and (at least) the U.S. are taking different paths. Follow the Hypothes.is “via” link for some useful commentary on the article.