Archive for May 18th, 2009

The Download Decade Turns to Copyright

The Globe and Mail's Download Decade turns to the issue of copyright today.  The package includes a lengthy article on the issue, a global map of the copyfight, and the launch of a public wiki on copyright reform.  The wiki is an interesting initiative – the Globe plans to wrap […]

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May 18, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

The Download Decade Turns to Copyright

The Globe and Mail's Download Decade turns to the issue of copyright today.  The package includes a lengthy article on the issue, a global map of the copyfight, and the launch of a public wiki on copyright reform.  The wiki is an interesting initiative – the Globe plans to wrap […]

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May 18, 2009 4 comments News

Divisions Between US and EU Begin to Appear Over ACTA

A recent issue of Inside US Trade featured a detailed report (sub required) on the European Union positions in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations.  The article cites comments from Pedro Velasco Martins, an EU official involved in the ACTA negotiations and points to several areas of disagreement: The scope of […]

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May 18, 2009 1 comment News

New Zealand Launches ACTA Consultation

New Zealand has launched its second ACTA consultation.  This consultation asks specific questions about border measures, civil enforcement, and criminal enforcement.

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Vancouver Moves Toward Becoming an Open City

The City of Vancouver's City Council will consider a motion next week to become an open city.  The motion endorses principles around open and accessible data, open standards, and the use of open source software.

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May 18, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads