Archive for October 24th, 2007

Details Begin To Emerge on Forthcoming Copyright Bill

Yesterday's House of Commons debate featured some discussion on the forthcoming copyright reform bill.   Industry Minister Jim Prenticee expanded on the government's plans: Our government is aware also of the need for copyright reform and that this is essential to ensuring that Canada remains competitive. We will introduce legislation in […]

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October 24, 2007 5 comments News

Verizon Settles Over Net Plan Marketing

Verizon Wireless has agreed to reimburse $1 million to customers and pay $150,000 in penalties for advertising "unlimited" broadband plans that restricted downloading and featured an undisclosed bandwidth cap.  Sound familiar?

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October 24, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Project Gutenberg Volunteers To Host ISMLP

Good news.

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October 24, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Is ACTA the New WIPO?

It has been readily apparent for a number of months now that "counterfeiting and piracy" is the new focal point for intellectual property policy reform.  With global conferences, legislative hearings in national capitals, and new anti-counterfeiting coalitions, copyright lobby groups have jumped on the anti-counterfeiting bandwagon.  While the claims regularly […]

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October 24, 2007 11 comments News