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View Resource The end of free

This focused Weblog is devoted to "chronicling free to fee and beyond," a neat stop for those of us who have been monitoring the changes in the Web as services struggle to stay afloat when their grant money or venture capital has been used up. The front page to the site gives a week's worth of dated entries (this week including information on Salon.com, Consumer Reports, Listbot, Napster, and...

http://theendoffree.blogspot.com/
View Resource Blogdex

This is a fun stop for those who want to keep up on the Web's ever-changing zeitgeist. A project of MIT's Media Laboratory, Blogdex lists the most referred-to sites in Weblog world. That is, Blogdex has a crawler that keeps track of what sites Weblogs are linking to and gives a list of the most popular. Clicking on the who? link brings up the Weblogs that linked to the site in question. Users...

https://nimbus.mako.cc/login
View Resource TenLinks.com

Like the Scout Report, TenLinks.com provides privileged access to Web-based resources by seeking out, evaluating, and reviewing Web materials for its target audiences -- professionals in technology-related or driven fields. It does a very good job of assessing and listing what's out there, presenting its treasure trove of top picks in a readily accessible short list of key industry categories,...

http://www.tenlinks.com/
View Resource From Surfing Smarter to Working the Net: Internet Scout Project Subject-Specific Scout Reports

In this article Jack Solock introduces the Scout Project's Subject Specific reports. Solock argues that these reports will help the Scout Project to better provide what libarians call SDI (Selective Dissemination of Information). The article discusses the advantages of SDI services and predicts great things for this new addition to the Scout Project's services.

https://scout.wisc.edu/scout/toolkit/enduser/archive/1997/eu...
View Resource Calit2: Live Webcasts

The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) conducts research on the scientific and technological components needed to "extend the reach of the Internet throughout the physical world." (See also report on Mathematics, Engineering and Technology, March 15, 2002) This section of the Institute website features live webcasts and video footage of guest speakers...

http://www.calit2.net/index.php
View Resource Internet Society

The Internet is certainly a vast and, at times, quite chaotic place. Fortunately, there are organizations such as the Internet Society which "provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet". With over 20,000 individual members in over 180 countries, it has a broad range of members located in most corners of the world. Perhaps one of the most important areas of...

https://www.internetsociety.org/
View Resource Engaging Privacy and Information Technology in a Digital Age

What does privacy mean in a digital age? Is there any effective and proven way for governments, businesses, and individuals to safeguard their stores of information? These are important and timely questions, and they are but a few of those addressed in this recent release from The National Academies Press. This volume was edited by James Waldo, Herbert S. Lin, and Lynnette I. Millett, and it...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11896/engaging-privacy-and-infor...