May 18, 2022

Roundup (October 29, 2019)

European Commission Publishes First Annual Self-Assessment Reports by Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Twitter and 7 European Trade Associations Under the Code of Practice on Disinformation

French Privacy Watchdog Says Facial Recognition on Trial in High Schools is Illegal (via Politico)

Germany: OA2020-DE Publishes Research Report on the Funding Requirements for Open Access

Google Will Stop Indexing Flash Content at the End of 2019 (via Google Webmaster Central)

Open Preservation Foundation Joins the Open Source Initiative

Frontiers: A Roundup of Recently-Launched Journals and Sections

Sage Publishing Launches Sage Vantage, Simple-To-Use Course Platform For Teaching and Learning

Vint Cerf’s Top Moments From 50 Years of the Internet (via Google Blog)

YouTube, Hasbro, Mattel And Others Sued Over Children’s Privacy (via MediaPost)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.