Archive for December 17th, 2009

B.C. Musician Upset Over VANOC’s Control of Song Rights

A B.C. musician has voiced her objection to VANOC's demands that she sign away all her rights in order for the Olympic organization to even consider her song for use during the upcoming Games.  After submitting the song, organizers responded with a contract requring her to give up ownership and […]

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December 17, 2009 14 comments Must Reads

Court Rules Bell Must Remove “Most Reliable” Network Ad Claims

The CBC reports that a B.C. judge has ordered Bell Mobility to stop advertising claims that it runs Canada's most reliable network.

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December 17, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Linking Ottawa Record Seller Case With CRIA $6 Billion Class Action

As a follow-up to the Ottawa record store that pleaded guilty to copyright infringement over 100 CDs, the store owner's lawyer makes the connection between CRIA bringing a case against thes store owner while facing a $6 billion class action lawsuit for failing to pay artists.

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December 17, 2009 11 comments Must Reads