Archive for March, 2006 Goes From Bad To Worse

I recently blogged about CRIA's failure to renew, which it used as part of its "educational" campaign to convince users to stop downloading.  A blog reader has noted that the situation has gone from bad to worse as the site is now owned by a Russian download service offering […]

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March 9, 2006 6 comments News

A Non-Debate Debate With CRIA

CHQR, a Calgary radio station, hosted CRIA's Graham Henderson yesterday for a 30 minute segment in which Henderson went through the CRIA view on P2P, Gwen Stefani downloads, and private copying.  Apparently some listeners found the segment one-sided and the radio station asked if I would provide another perspective.  Both […]

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March 8, 2006 2 comments News

ITU Calls For Enforceable ISP Codes of Conduct to Combat Spam

The International Telecommunications Union is holding a World Telecommunications Development Conference this week and has reportedly used the opportunity to release a new study on combatting spam.  The Financial Times reports that the ITU concludes that while all countries need anti-spam legislation, a more effective approach would be to require […]

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March 8, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Our Own Creative Land

I am pleased to announce that I will be delivering the 2006 Hart House Lecture at the University of Toronto on March 30, 2006.  The title of my lecture is Our Own Creative Land: Cultural Monopoly and the Trouble With Copyright.  Organizers are printing a copy of the lecture, which […]

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March 7, 2006 1 comment News

CBC’s As It Happens: Toronto Muni WiFi

Real audio version of interview on March 7, 2006 on CBC’s As It Happens discussing Toronto municipal wifi plans.

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March 7, 2006 Comments are Disabled Audio