Archive for May 29th, 2009

“The reports were not intended to please any particular lobby”

Anne Golden, CEO of the Conference Board of Canada, in conversation with IT Business about the three reports recalled by her organization.

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May 29, 2009 9 comments Must Reads

Angus Introduces Net Neutrality Bill

Charlie Angus, the NDP digital affairs critic, has introduced a net neutrality bill.  The private member's bill is C-398.  More details to come. Update: Bill now online .  Slightly tougher than previous bill as permits throttling to relieve "extraordinary congestion."

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May 29, 2009 10 comments Must Reads

The 2009 Canadian Copyright Lobby Scoreboard

With the Canadian mainstream media featuring prominent coverage of the Conference Board of Canada's decision to recall its now discredited IP reports (Globe and Mail, CBC, Montreal Gazette, IT Business, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Star, Chronicle of Higher Education) it is worth remembering why the copyright lobby funded the […]

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May 29, 2009 Comments are Disabled Stop CDMCA

The 2009 Canadian Copyright Lobby Scoreboard

With the Canadian mainstream media featuring prominent coverage of the Conference Board of Canada's decision to recall its now discredited IP reports (Globe and Mail, CBC, Montreal Gazette, IT Business, Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Star, Chronicle of Higher Education) it is worth remembering why the copyright lobby funded the […]

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May 29, 2009 16 comments News

Minister Moore on the Hour

Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore appeared on CBC's The Hour this week, demonstrating strong support for new media and the impact of technology.

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May 29, 2009 2 comments Must Reads