Archive for April, 2008

Tawfik on User Rights, Circa 1832

Myra Tawfik offers an interesting copyright history lesson in the Lawyers Weekly that points to user rights, circa 1832.

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April 28, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Patry on the Special 301 Report

Bill Patry has a great post on the USTR Special 301 report, questioning the decision to single out Canada for "serious concerns."

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April 28, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

New Canadian WHOIS Policy Balances Privacy With Public Access

Appeared in the Toronto Star on April 28, 2008 as Domain Name Policy Puts Us in Internet Vanguard Earlier this month, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the agency that manages the dot-ca domain, celebrated its one millionth domain name registration.  While that represents an important milestone, a far more noteworthy […]

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April 28, 2008 1 comment Columns Archive

Canadian Copyright Bill Likely in the Next Six Weeks

James Rajotte, the Alberta Conservative MP and Chair of the Standing Committee on Industry delivered a noteworthy address at the Public Policy Forum event on copyright this afternoon.  Rajotte divided the government's IP agenda into three parts.  The first involves commercialization of scientific research, which his committee is currently studying […]

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April 28, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Canadian Copyright Bill Likely in the Next Six Weeks

James Rajotte, the Alberta Conservative MP and Chair of the Standing Committee on Industry delivered a noteworthy address at the Public Policy Forum event on copyright this afternoon.  Rajotte divided the government's IP agenda into three parts.  The first involves commercialization of scientific research, which his committee is currently studying […]

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