Archive for March 5th, 2009

Major Tech Companies To Drop Support For Comprehensive U.S. Privacy Law

In the summer of 2006, a who's who of technology and Internet companies garnered headlines when they formed the Consumer Privacy Legislative Initiative.  The group, which included Intel, Microsoft, eBay, Google, HP, Oracle, and Sun, was charged with promoting the adoption of a national privacy law in the U.S. (initial […]

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March 5, 2009 3 comments News

Saskatchewan School Division Pays $190,000 To Settle Software Claims

Several years ago, I gave a talk at the National Law School of India in Bangalore.  While at the school, I was informed that it had adopted a zero tolerance policy toward pirated software.  The policy had not led to widespread use of licensed proprietary software, however.  Instead, the school […]

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March 5, 2009 7 comments News

Winnipeg Man Faces 52 Copyright Charges

A Winnipeg man behind Audiomaxxx.com faces 52 charges under the Copyright Act after the RCMP seized more than 200,000 CDs and DVDs.

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March 5, 2009 1 comment Must Reads