Archive for March 6th, 2008

Ryerson Student Faces Expulsion for Facebook Use

The big story in Toronto today is news that a student may face expulsion from Ryerson University for their use of Facebook.  In this instance, the student was an administrator of a Facebook group that students in a chemistry class used to assist one another with assignments.  It would appear […]

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March 6, 2008 21 comments News

CRIA Announces Shut Down of Canadian Counterfeiting Operation

I'm at Canadian Music Week in Toronto this week (where a representative of the RIAA urged Canadians to increase the "hassle" factor of P2P by launching lawsuits and polluting the P2P networks with fake files) where CRIA just issued a press release heralding the shut down and arrest of a […]

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March 6, 2008 12 comments News

Privacy Commissioner Drops Rosh Hashanah Card Investigation

The Canadian Press reports that federal privacy commissioner has quietly dropped her investigation into complaints that Prime Minister Stephen Harper mailed unsolicited Rosh Hashanah greetings, saying she has no jurisdiction over the matter because political parties fall outside Canada's two privacy laws.

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March 6, 2008 5 comments Must Reads

The Globe Offers A Digital Copyright Scorecard

With Canadian Music Week underway, the Globe covers the copyright issue.

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March 6, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

National Post on Music and Piracy

Mike Doherty of the National Post looks at the music industry and the piracy issue.

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March 6, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads