I received a Flickr message from microsoft_contact tonight telling me that I have published some photos under the BY Creative Commons license and "That is why, for its new website, MICROSOFT will offer free downloads of your photos on the following French site www.personnalisez-votre-pc.com to be used as screen savers."
They insist that they will mention my name and put a link to my flickr page and to the licence, and that if I do not object within 15 days it means I am in agreement with these terms.
I fail to see how I could object given that they do more than the license require, but that's nice from them to ask!
I found one here which is BY-SA, not BY. I don't know if they used more.
That warmed me up while being trapped in Dublin by the snow.
Google is now publishing simple statistics on IPv6 access of its users. This is the percentage of users that are able to successfully connect via IPv6, measured by adding a js trying to connect to a dual stacked host to a random part of search results.
Good news is that the number of people with native IPv6 connectivity doubled since last year. Bad news is that it increased from 0.1% to 0.2%.
I had a look this morning at a trend on twitter, #femalesneedto and couldn't find a word to describe how I felt...
Some sample posts over a few minutes: