Archive for February 13th, 2009

CRTC Considers Big Changes to Broadcast Rules, Telecom Privacy

The CRTC today released two consultation notices that could result in big changes to Canadian broadcasting and telecom privacy.  The broadcasting consultation proposes a major change to spending on Canadian English television productions, which has been flat compared to regular increases for spending on U.S. programming.  The CRTC puts forward […]

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February 13, 2009 4 comments News

Apple Claims Unlocking iPhone Violates the DMCA

Apple has filed a response to the U.S. Copyright Office's review of the DMCA exceptions that argues that unlocking the iPhone infringes copyright and violates the DMCA.  The applicability of anti-circumvention legislation to cellphone unlocking was a major issue under Bill C-61.

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February 13, 2009 9 comments Must Reads

Former Privacy Commissioner Radwanski Acquitted

Former Federal Privacy Commissioner George Radwanski has been acquitted of criminal fraud charges.

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February 13, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads