Archive for February 12th, 2008

Harvard Faculty Adopts Open Access Requirement

Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences has adopted a policy that requires faculty members to allow the university to make their scholarly articles available free online, making it the first U.S. university to do so (hat tip: Mathew Ingram).

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February 12, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Bell Hit With Theft of Data on 3.4 Million Customers

Bell Canada has disclosed that it recovered data on 3.4 million customers after the information was stolen four weeks ago.  Montreal police have arrested one person.

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February 12, 2008 6 comments Must Reads

Net Neutrality Picks Up Steam in the U.S.

The WSJ reports on how net neutrality is gaining momentum in the U.S. on the heels of the Comcast traffic shaping and network interference practices.

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February 12, 2008 3 comments Must Reads

Business Coalition for Balanced Copyright Speaks Out Against Canadian DMCA

When Industry Minister Jim Prentice tries to justify a Canadian DMCA, he frequently claims that the business community is demanding these reforms.  Those claims have now been completely undermined. Sources report that this afternoon, a powerhouse group of companies and business associations in Canada spoke up for fair and balanced […]

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February 12, 2008 27 comments News

Business Coalition for Balanced Copyright Speaks Out Against Canadian DMCA

When Industry Minister Jim Prentice tries to justify a Canadian DMCA, he frequently claims that the business community is demanding these reforms.  Sources report that this afternoon, a powerhouse group of companies and business associations in Canada spoke up for fair and balanced copyright.  The Business Coalition for Balanced Copyright […]

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February 12, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA