Archive for December 5th, 2008

Copyright Board Increases Private Copying Levy

The Copyright Board of Canada has released a decision on the private copying levy for 2008 and 2009.  The Board increased the levy on each blank CD to 29 cents (it had been 21 cents).  The Board argues that this will keep revenues constant at $30 million per year since […]

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Privacy Commissioner Releases Privacy Act Report

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released her annual Privacy Act report, expressing concern about the protection of personal information in the passport application process.

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December 5, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

UK ISPs Agree To Greater Speed Transparency

The BBC reports that UK ISPs have agreed to support a regulator-backed code of practice that will give customers more information about broadband speeds.

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December 5, 2008 Comments are Disabled Must Reads