Archive for June 2nd, 2009

Search Engine on the Conference Board of Canada’s Plagiarized Reports

TVO's Search Engine has a great podcast on last week's events on the Conference Board of Canada's plagiarized IP reports, including an interview with CEO Anne Golden. Jesse Brown pushes Golden to respond not only to the plagiarism, but the concerns about bias as well.

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June 2, 2009 6 comments Must Reads

Foreign Affairs Posts ACTA Consultation Responses

The Department of Foreign Affairs has posted nearly 20 responses it received to the 2008 consultation on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.  I posted the internal report on all the responses, obtained under Access to Information, earlier this year.

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June 2, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Montreal Board of Trade Demands Removal of iPhone App

The Montreal Gazette reports that Stationnement de Montréal, a subsidiary of the Montreal Board of Trade, has demanded the removal of an iPhone application that pinpoints where Bixi bikes, public-use bikes, are available in the city.  The Board cites trademark rights in the name Bixi.

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June 2, 2009 5 comments Must Reads

CRTC Chair Says Broadcast and Telco Acts Need Overhaul

CRTC Chair Konrad von Finckenstein told an audience last week that the Telecommunications Act and Broadcasting Act require an overhaul with a single communications law the better approach.

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June 2, 2009 1 comment Must Reads