Archive for July, 2009

Net Neutrality Hearings Open With Conflicting Claims

Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 6, 2009 as Neutrality Hearings Begin With Conflicting Claims The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission hosts long-awaited network management hearings this week, pitting Canada’s telecom and cable companies against a broad range of consumer, creator, and technology groups in a fight that may […]

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July 6, 2009 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Study Finds Open Access Saves Millions of Dollars

A new economic study on the costs and benefits of open access in three countries – Denmark, the Netherlands, and the UK – finds that the annual savings would run into the hundreds of millions of dollars.

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July 2, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Hill Times Features Op-Ed Copyright Lobby Recycling

The Hill Times features a full-page opinion piece (sub req) (PDF version) based on my recent post on copyright lobby policy laundering. 

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July 2, 2009 7 comments News

Celebrate Canada Day with Beers for Canada

As Canadians from coast to coast celebrate Canada Day, the people behind VisibleGovernment.ca have developed a novel way to celebrate.  Visible Government is a Canadian non-profit that promotes online tools for government transparency. It encourages government leaders and organizations to share their information openly, and work with developers to build […]

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July 1, 2009 2 comments News