Archive for October 1st, 2010

Deal or No Deal?: Japan ACTA Round Ends With Near Agreement

The Tokyo round of ACTA negotiations concluded earlier today with countries saying that they “resolved nearly all substantive issues and produced a consolidated and largely finalized text.”  Earlier reports from Reuters indicated that the latest round of ACTA negotiations in Tokyo, Japan has failed to produce an agreement.  That report […]

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October 1, 2010 16 comments News

Publisher Association Seeks Three Strikes and You’re Out for Canada

The International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers has written to the Canadian government to criticize Bill C-32.  In addition to criticizing virtually every new exception – including many that are far more restrictive than those found in the U.S. – it argues for a system that could lead […]

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October 1, 2010 18 comments Must Reads

Blame the Public

An op-ed in the Globe by Brianna Goldberg notes that CRIA’s response to the high licencing fees keeping online music services out of Canada has been to blame the public.

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October 1, 2010 2 comments Must Reads

U.S. Domain Name Censorship Bill Delayed

The EFF reports that the proposed legislation targeting domain names and allegations of infringement has been delayed.  I wrote about the bill earlier this week.

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October 1, 2010 2 comments Must Reads