December 14, 2017

News and New Resources Roundup

1. Privacy: EPIC and Center for Digital Democracy File Complaint With FTC Regarding Recent WhatsApp Policy Change
“EPIC and the Center for Digital Democracy have filed a complaint with the FTC concerning WhatsApp’s plan to transfer user data, including personal phone numbers, to Facebook.”

2. Data on the Web Best Practices Now a W3C Candidate Recommendation (August 30, 2016)

3. Web Consortium Weighs Work on Block Chain Standards (via Fedscoop) and Full Text: Blockchains and the Web Report

4. Film Preservation: The Race to Save the Films We Love (via NY Times)

5. Penn Libraries’ New Penn Website Archive

6. View Online: Two Archived Webinars from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (Audio/Visual Metadata and Production Workflow)

7. Review of Recent ProQuest Ebooks Publishing Partnerships and Technology Enhancements

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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