Archive for May 28th, 2009

Conference Board Recalls All Three IP Reports

The Conference Board of Canada has just announced that it is recalling all three IP reports that it issued last week.  It says that "an internal review has determined that these reports did not follow the high quality research standards of The Conference Board of Canada." Update: Jesse Brown interviewed […]

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May 28, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

Conference Board Recalls All Three IP Reports

The Conference Board of Canada has just announced that it is recalling all three IP reports that it issued last week.  It says that "an internal review has determined that these reports did not follow the high quality research standards of The Conference Board of Canada." Update: Jesse Brown interviewed […]

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May 28, 2009 56 comments News

Cambridge Study on DRM and Freedom of Expression

Patricia Akester of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law at the University of Cambridge has released a comprehensive empirical study on the effects of DRM on copyright exceptions relied upon by libraries, educators, and consumers.  The study is interesting because it includes interviews with all the major players […]

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May 28, 2009 3 comments News

Now on the “Cut and Paste Caper”

Now Toronto has a critical article on the Conference Board of Canada and the "cut and paste" caper, noting that the organization has refused to respond to many of its questions. Meanwhile, Gillian Shaw of the Vancouver Sun covers the BSA's Canadian statistics with the headline "is that a pirate […]

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May 28, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads