Archive for June, 2007

Podcasting Legal Guide for Canada

Creative Commons Canada, led by Andy-Kaplan Myrth and Kathleen Simmons, have published a legal guide for podcasting in Canada.  Andy and Kathi presented the guide at the Podcasters Across Borders 2007 conference this past weekend.  I was honoured to write the forward for the publication, which I think will help thousands of Canadians bring their voices online.

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June 27, 2007 8 comments News

Radios, Cellphones, and iPods

Statistics Canada is out with data on radio listening habits in Canada.  For anyone who has walked around a university campus seeing most students either chatting on cellphones or listening to music on their iPods, the results are not a surprise – people under the age of 25 don't listen […]

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June 27, 2007 3 comments Must Reads

An important new group blog has launched that focuses on making Canadian government data freely available to the public.

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June 27, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

German Wikipedia Receives State Funding

Interesting story out of Germany, where the government has allocated some funding to support the creation of new entries in the German Wikipedia.

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June 26, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Do-Not-Call Registry Put On Hold Too Long

My weekly Law Bytes column (Ottawa Citizen version, The Tyee version, homepage version) highlights the delays associated with creating a Canadian do-not-call registry. Despite overwhelming public support for the ability to opt-out of unwanted telemarketing calls, the registry is still months or possibly years from becoming a reality, a victim […]

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June 26, 2007 8 comments Columns