Archive for June 4th, 2008

Apple iTunes to Offer Downloadable Movies in Canada

Apple has announced plans to offer downloadable movies in the Canadian market. The development points to the two big policy issues of the moment – first, will these downloaded movies face ISP throttling in light of the competition with ISP's own video-on-demand services? Second, why does Industry Minister Jim Prentice […]

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June 4, 2008 9 comments Must Reads

CIPP Launches Copyright Act Wiki

McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy has launched a Copyright Act wiki that will allow people to make substantive contributions on possible copyright reforms.

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June 4, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Acting on ACTA

Bill Patry, Jamie Love, and IQSensato with must read posts on the growing threat of the secretive negotiations underway this week on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.

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June 4, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Canadian Software Innovation Alliance Launches

The Canadian Software Innovation Alliance, which brings together many Canadian open source software companies, has publicly launched with a letter to Industry Minister Jim Prentice warning against a DMCA-style approach to anti-circumvention legislation.

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June 4, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads