Archive for June, 2008

Rajotte’s Response To C-61

I've posted NDP and Liberal responses to C-61 last week, but did not bother posting the standard response from Industry Minister Jim Prentice and Canadian Heritage Minister Josee Verner that has been widely circulated online (and is replicated by many other Conservative MPs).  A blog reader sent along the response received from Conservative MP and Industry Committee chair James Rajotte, which takes a more nuanced approach and is posted below with permission.

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June 25, 2008 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Rajotte’s Response To C-61

I've posted NDP and Liberal responses to C-61 last week, but did not bother posting the standard response from Industry Minister Jim Prentice and Canadian Heritage Minister Josee Verner that has been widely circulated online (and is replicated by many other Conservative MPs).  A blog reader sent along the response received from Conservative MP and Industry Committee chair James Rajotte, which takes a more nuanced approach and is posted below with permission.

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June 25, 2008 18 comments News

North Shore News on C-61

"Bill C-61 was tabled last week, and according to Industry Minister Jim Prentice it is a "win-win" bill. I suppose it is if you consider the winners to be the government and a segment of the entertainment industry. If you consider the public and the rest of the entertainment industry, […]

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June 25, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

NTT To Impose Upload Broadband Limits

NTT, a leading Japanese ISP, plans to establish a new daily upload limit for subscribers.  The limit?  30 gigabytes per day.  There is no cap on downloads.

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June 25, 2008 6 comments Must Reads

Format Shifting 12 Step Process

Format Shifting Provisions1.pdf

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June 25, 2008 Comments are Disabled General