Archive for July 23rd, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 23: TPMs – No Exception for Obsolete or Broken Digital Locks

The inclusion of a right to circumvent in the event that the TPM breaks or becomes obsolete should be relatively uncontroversial.  The U.S. Registrar of Copyrights has included a specific exception that addresses this situation since 2000.  The exception reflects the recognition that the continual evolution of technology places the […]

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July 23, 2008 5 comments News

CBC on Rogers DNS Policy

The CBC covers the new Rogers policy of redirecting failed DNS queries to a company page filled with advertising.  Update: Techdirt chimes in with further coverage. 

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July 23, 2008 1 comment Must Reads

National Film Board on the Missing Canadian Digitization Strategy

In its submission to the CRTC New Media consultation, the National Film Board of Canada warns: Canada today finds itself years behind other countries in developing a clearly  focused and effective digitization strategy. The United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, and China have already established digitization strategies that […]

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July 23, 2008 5 comments News