Archive for August 2nd, 2007

SOCAN Threatens P2PNet.net

SOCAN has issued a demand letter to P2PNet.net for the use of the SOCAN logo as part of parody graphic.  The copyright collective has sent similar demands to the site in the past.

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August 2, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

CIPPIC Seeks Review of Google – Doubleclick Merger

CIPPIC has filed an application with the Competition Bureau seeking a Canadian review of the Google – Doubleclick merger.

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August 2, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

Puretracks to Offer EMI’s DRM-Free MP3s

Puretracks has announced that it has become the first Canadian digital music store to sell EMI's DRM-free MP3s.  Moreover, the service is now open to Mac users.

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What the Spring Legislation Might Mean, Part Two

The Washington Post features a story on a 19th year old who filmed a 20 second clip of Transformers in a theatre to show her brother.  She now faces up to a year in jail and a $2,500 fine.

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August 2, 2007 3 comments Must Reads

What the Spring Legislation Might Mean, Part One

Common Ground has a great article by Vancouver artist Kimberly Baker focusing on the impact of Bill C-47, the recently enacted Olympic marks bill (thanks Nicolas).

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