Archive for July 9th, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 13: Music Shifting Provision and One Copy Per Device

Today's proposed reform comes directly from a reader of the blog who writes: While I was reading your latest entry in "61 Reforms to C-61," I realized that the "one copy per device" limitation on "format shifting" as described in Section 29.22(1)(d)(i) makes a common practice of mine illegal – […]

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July 9, 2008 21 comments News

Copyright Watch on Prentice’s Parrots

Copyright Watch notes the striking similarity between Industry Minister Jim Prentice's talking points and some letters to the editor from local chambers of commerce."

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July 9, 2008 3 comments Must Reads

Kitimat Sentinal on C-61

"It's going to be a long, hot summer."

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Montreal Gazette on the Canadian Telecom Industry

The Gazette's masthead editorial says "Maxime Bernier has his faults, but when he was industry minister he pushed hard for more competition and a better deal for consumers in telecommunications. His successor Jim Prentice seems to be moving in the opposite direction."

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July 9, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

Rogers Caves to iPhone Complaints With New Data Pricing

The Globe and Mail reports that Rogers has bowed to public pressure on iPhone data pricing by now offering 6 GB for $30 for consumers that sign up before the end of August.

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July 9, 2008 11 comments Must Reads