Archive for April, 2009

Government Reintroduces Identity Theft Bill

The Government has reintroduced legislation designed to address identity theft.  The bill appeared in the last Parliament but died on the order paper.  My original post on the last bill is here.  I was scheduled to appear before the Justice Committee to discuss the bill, but the the committee was […]

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April 1, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

European Commission Plans ACTA Consultation Meeting

Fresh off the European Parliament resolution calling for greater ACTA transparency, the European Commission has announced plans for a public consultation meeting next month.  Moreover, the EC has updated several of its public documents (Fact Sheet, FAQ, Backgrounder) in which it seeks to respond to claims regarding ACTA transparency.

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April 1, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Reading Rights Coalition Mounts Opposition to Kindle 2 Decision

The Reading Rights Coalition has been mounting growing opposition to Amazon's decision to disable the text-to-voice functionality from the Kindle 2.  Cory Doctorow writes about the issue in his Guardian column this week.

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April 1, 2009 1 comment Must Reads