Archive for May, 2009

Concordia Drops Facebook Block

Steve Faguy notes that Concordia has dropped the blocking of Facebook, effective today. Concordia implemented the blocking scheme last September.

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May 4, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Nominet Trust Awards Millions For Internet Projects

The Nominet Trust, which was funded with a five million pound grant from Nominet (which administers the dot-uk domain) has awarded its first round of grants.  While a similar trust has also awarded funding in Australia, the dot-ca version has stalled despite an earlier board resolution that sought to develop […]

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May 4, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Merck and Elsevier Published Fake Journal

Multiple sources are pointing to a new report that Merck paid Elsevier, a leading publisher, to produce several volumes of the Australasian Journal of Bone and Joint Medicine, which appeared to be a peer-reviewed journal, but was really little more than marketing material for the pharmaceutical company.

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May 4, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

Could Placing Canada on the Priority Watch List Backfire?

Reaction to the inclusion of Canada on the Priority Watch List comes from an unlikely source – National Post political columnist Don Martin.  Martin writes about how President Obama is proving to be a dangerous man for Canada, using the Special 301 report as Exhibit One.  Martin writes: The latest […]

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May 1, 2009 14 comments News