Archive for November 27th, 2009

Swedish Minister To Demand ACTA Be Opened Up

Swedish Communications Minister Åsa Torstensson visits Washington, DC next week with a meeting with the USTR on the agenda. According to a press release , the message on ACTA will be simple: open up the process to the public and do not adopt a three-strikes model.

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November 27, 2009 10 comments Must Reads

Tapscott on the UK Digital Economy Bill

Don Tapscott, who notes that he coined the phrase digital economy, argues that the UK Digital Economy bill is deeply flawed.

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November 27, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

isoHunt Files New Statement of Claim Against CRIA

isoHunt, the Canadian-based Torrent search engine, has filed a follow-up statement of claim against the Canadian Recording Industry Association as it seeks a declaration that it is operating legally in Canada. The filing is well worth reading as it explains BitTorrent technology and argues that isoHunt is a P2P search […]

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November 27, 2009 31 comments News

EU Files Responses To ACTA Internet Chapter

The European Union has filed its comments to the ACTA Internet chapter. While the existence of the document has been made public, the document itself has not.

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November 27, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

UK Law Firm Planning to File Thousands Of P2P Demand Letters

The BBC reports that a UK law firm plans to file at least 15,000 legal demand letters earlier next year against people suspect of file sharing.  The letters will threaten lawsuits but offer settlement terms of hundreds of pounds per person.

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November 27, 2009 2 comments Must Reads