Archive for November 18th, 2008

Ontario Legislature Passes Bill 85

The Ontario legislature this morning passed Bill 85, facilitating the creation of an "enhanced drivers' licence" that uses RFID.  I wrote about the bill yesterday. Update: Media coverage from Canwest.

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November 18, 2008 3 comments News

Stanford Engineering Uses BitTorrent To Distribute Courses

TorrentFreak reports that Stanford's Engineering Everywhere is using BitTorrent to distribute its course materials.

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November 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

SaveOurNet.ca Launches Action Campaign

SaveOurNet.ca has launched a new campaign urging Canadians to write to the CRTC on net neutrality.

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November 18, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Local Councillor Claims Copyright in University Name

Robert Lutczyk, a local councillor in Oshawa, is claiming that he owns the copyright to the "University of Ontario Institute of Technology." [hat tip: FlackLife]

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November 18, 2008 5 comments Must Reads

NDP Announces Shadow Cabinet

The NDP has announced their shadow cabinet with Charlie Angus tabbed as the critic for heritage, culture, and digital issues.

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November 18, 2008 1 comment Must Reads