Archive for July 24th, 2007

The Canadian Telecom Complaints Commission

The major Canadian telecommunications companies announced yesterday that they have created a new Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services.  They indicated that the interim Commissioner – David McKendry – was now ready to take complaints and that the new commission would seek approval from the CRTC and complete its organizational […]

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July 24, 2007 6 comments News

UK Government Rejects Music Copyright Term Extension

Reuters is reporting that the UK government has rejected pressure from the music industry to extend the term of copyright associated with sound recordings. 

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July 24, 2007 2 comments Must Reads

FreeDominion Hit With Human Rights Complaint

FreeDominion.ca has been hit with a human rights complaint. The complaint arises from a post that allegedly attacks Muslims.

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July 24, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

VANOC Looking for Word Watchdog

Fresh off its legislative success, the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee is now looking for a company to "trawl the Internet, scour the media and be on the lookout for any kind of unauthorized use of protected words and symbols."

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July 24, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Facebook Growth in Canada

Thought Balloons has a great chart breaking down Facebook's growth in Canada over the past three months.

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July 24, 2007 3 comments Must Reads