Archive for August 13th, 2008

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 38: TPMs – No DRM Regulatory Authority

One of the ongoing concerns with anti-circumvention provisions is the prospect that the legal rules create incentives to use – and possibly misuse – DRM.  France, which many people hold up as an example of a country that prioritizes copyright and creator protection, has many of the same concerns about […]

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August 13, 2008 8 comments News

Canwest Covers Bell PVR and C-61 Issue

Canwest covers the Bell "record forever" PVR issue and the effect of Bill C-61. Update: Additional coverage from Le Journal de Montreal. 

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August 13, 2008 4 comments Must Reads

Wireless Industry Association Responds to Text-Message Column

The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association responds to my recent column on text-messaging, taking issue with the comment that Canadian consumers pay more, but get less.

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August 13, 2008 8 comments Must Reads

CRTC To Rule on CAIP v. Bell Case By October 31st

The CBC reports that the CRTC has advised CAIP and Bell that it will issue its decision in the throttling case by October 31st.

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August 13, 2008 1 comment Must Reads