Archive for May 7th, 2010

McGrath on the State of the Copyright Debate

Denis McGrath has a must-read post on the state of the copyright debate in Canada.  I come in for some criticism in the post but I agree with many of his points and think it is well worth reading.  For the record, I stand by what I say in posts […]

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May 7, 2010 38 comments Must Reads

Moore’s Response: Stop Talking and Wait For My DMCA

As thousands of Canadians speak out on the prospect of another Canadian DMCA, the official and unofficial response from Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore is to stop criticizing and wait for the bill.  His spokesperson told the CBC that "people ought not to judge the legislation that they have not […]

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May 7, 2010 51 comments News

CRTC Rules on Usage Based Billing

The CRTC has released its decision on Bell's usage based billing, ruling that it can continue to use the practice with wholesale ISPs, provided that it charges UBB rates to all of its retail Internet customers. Mark Goldberg notes this requirement effectively means Bell will not be able to implement […]

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May 7, 2010 8 comments Must Reads

Privacy in the Facebook Era

The Mark News has posted a podcast with my colleague Ian Kerr on privacy in the Facebook era.

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May 7, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

CCER Updates Letter Writing Tool

CCER has updated its online letter writing tool, allowing Canadians to send letters with their views on copyright to their local MP and the party leaders.

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May 7, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads