Archive for May 21st, 2008

Music at Mesh

Music was a big focus of day one of the Mesh Conference with a keynote from Ethan Kaplan and a panel that included CRIA's Graham Henderson, David Usher, and Arts & Crafts Kieran Roy.  Interestingly, the word "copyright" was never mentioned.  The Kaplan keynote (liveblog here) focused on the value […]

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May 21, 2008 3 comments News

Bell Launches On-Demand Video Service

When Bell's throttling practices came to light earlier this year, I wrote the following in an assessing the competition concerns: The major ISPs claim that throttling is needed to ensure better quality of service to all customers, yet it also has a significant effect on the video marketplace.  Cable and […]

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May 21, 2008 23 comments News

Digital Advocacy at Mesh

I delivered one of the keynotes at the annual Mesh Conference in Toronto yesterday.  I'll post the full presentation shortly.  In the meantime, there are liveblog summaries here and here as well as coverage from the Globe and Mail.

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May 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

NDP Response to the Prentice DMCA

Response from NDP MP Olivia Chow posted on BoingBoing: Industry Minister Jim Prentice may very well introduce a bill to amend existing copyright legislation before the end of the current session of Parliament in the next few weeks. Unfortunately, there is reason to believe that his bill will be no […]

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May 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Exclaim on the Canadian DMCA

Exclaim.ca adds to the coverage of an imminent Canadian DMCA.

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May 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads