Archive for November, 2006

DRM is Dead

So says an IFPI board member (hat tip – Boing Boing).

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November 24, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

PIPEDA Hearings – Day 02 (B.C. Privacy Experts)

The second day of PIPEDA hearings featured two privacy experts from B.C. – Richard Rosenberg of the B.C. Freedom of Information and Privacy Association and Professor Colin Bennett of the University of Victoria.  The discussion interestingly focused on several issues that I highlighted in my article this week including naming names and order making power.  Thanks to Kathi Simmons and Shiran Sabari, below is full look at the day's discussion.

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November 23, 2006 1 comment News

Canadian Heritage Committee to Conduct CBC Hearings

The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage has voted unanimously to conduct hearings on the future of the CBC starting in the new year.  The move comes after the Conservative government shelved a potential review earlier this year.  Interestingly, the  hearings could have an impact on copyright reform since tying up […]

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November 22, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Newsweek on DRM

Newsweek covers the mounting consumer concerns with DRM and the grassroots anti-DRM campaigns (hat tip – BoingBoing).

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November 22, 2006 1 comment Must Reads

City of Ottawa To Offer Rural Broadband Services?

The City of Ottawa has issued an RFP calling for providers to partner to provide "broadband infrastructure and services to Ottawa’s rural communities, similar or superior to services that are currently available in urban areas of the city and at a price that is equitable in comparison to such urban […]

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November 22, 2006 6 comments Must Reads