Archive for November 15th, 2007

Access Copyright Sues Staples/The Business Depot for Copyright Infringement

Access Copyright has launched a $10 million lawsuit against Staples/The Business Depot for unauthorized copying by store customers.  The copyright collective claims this is the largest lawsuit ever launched over copyright infringement of published works in Canada.  Given the high stakes, this is the sort of case that could end […]

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November 15, 2007 12 comments News

Ask First, ACTA Later

Kim Weatherall notes that the Australian government has launched a public consultation on its possible involvement in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations.  Unlike the Canadian government, which jumped at the chance to join the U.S. in the negotiations with no advance warning and no public discussion, the Australians are taking […]

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November 15, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

Public.Resource.Org Makes Available 1.8 Million Legal Decisions

Public.Resource.Org and Fastcase have announced that they will release a large and free archive of U.S. federal case law, including all Courts of Appeals decisions from 1950 to the present and all Supreme Court decisions since 1754. The archive will be public domain and usable by anyone for any purpose.

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November 15, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Montreal Police Arrest Man For Camcording In Theatre

Nearly five months after it took effect, police in Montreal have made their first arrest using the new Criminal Code anti-camcording provisions.

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November 15, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads