Archive for 2006

2006 Canadian Law Blog Awards

Many thanks to Steve Matthews for naming this blog the Best Canadian Law Blog of 2006.  As Steve's list demonstrates, there are many exceptional Canadian law blogs, so it is nice to be included in that company.  The posting also got me thinking of this past year – with Bulte, […]

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December 30, 2006 2 comments News

AT&T Agrees to Net Neutrality Conditions

Harold Feld (and then the MSM) notes that AT&T has agreed to a series of new conditions in order to obtain approval for its proposed merger with BellSouth. Of greatest interest is the fact that the conditions include some very explicit net neutrality conditions: AT&T/BellSouth also commits that it will […]

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December 29, 2006 4 comments News

Stiglitz on IP

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on IP and a proposal for a different approach to incentivize pharmaceutical research.

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December 27, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Searching for Bev Oda

The Globe and Mail's Lawrence Martin on Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda, noting that she has had so little effect, she might as well not exist. Update: Politics Watch ranks Oda as the third most "under-performing" minister, trailing only Industry Minister Bernier and Michael Fortier.

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December 26, 2006 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

The Law of Search Engines

As part of a visit to the University of Haifa, Faculty of Law (where I'm teaching a course on Internet governance; media coverage here for those that read Hebrew), I participated yesterday in a terrific conference on the law of search engines.  While there was predictably considerable discussion on all […]

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December 22, 2006 2 comments News