Archive for December 2nd, 2008

Microsoft Obtains Further Judgment Over Counterfeit Software

Microsoft has obtained a federal court order that imposes a $100,000 award against a Quebec man for selling infringing software in violation of an earlier court order.  The decision comes on the heels of a recent decision involving infringing camcording and calls into question the claims that Canadian law is […]

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December 2, 2008 4 comments Must Reads

Goldstein Reintroduces Anti-Spam Bill

Senator Yoine Goldstein has reintroduced his anti-spam bill.  Bill S-202 is designed to provide Canadian authorities with the tools to address spamming activities.

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December 2, 2008 4 comments Must Reads

Coverage of the Why Copyright Film

CBC, La Presse, and the National Post blog about Why Copyright? Canadian Voices on Copyright Law. Update: Roberto Rocha at the Montreal Gazette provides his take on the film.

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Obama Transition Team Uses Creative Commons Licence

The Obama transition team website located at change.gov has adjusted its copyright license to a Creative Commons attribution licence.  The Canadian government still maintains crown copyright over similar documents.

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December 2, 2008 1 comment Must Reads