Archive for November 25th, 2010

Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance Concerned With C-32’s Digital Lock Rules

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance, one of Canada’s leading technology associations with small, medium, and large technology companies as members, has posted an issues brief that includes criticism of Bill C-32’s approach to digital locks.  According to CATA: Like many stakeholders, the members of the coalition are concerned that the […]

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November 25, 2010 15 comments News

Rogers Reportedly Considering Extra Fees for Wireless Data Priority

Electronista reports that Rogers is considering implementing a new “Data Priority Service” that would prioritize subscriber data packets for a monthly fee.

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November 25, 2010 10 comments Must Reads

UBC Launches License Database as Access Copyright Agreement Nears Expiry

With the Access Copyright agreement expiring at the end of the December, UBC has taken a step toward walking away from the collective by establishing a license database to track the rights to various works for professors and students at the school.

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November 25, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

Dutch Artists Groups Propose Full Legalization of P2P

Two Dutch artists groups have proposed full legalization of peer-to-peer activity in return for an expansion of their private copying levy from CDs and DVDs to devices that can play and record movies and music.

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November 25, 2010 6 comments Must Reads

European Parliament Passes Pro-ACTA Resolution

In a close vote of 331-294, the European Parliament has passed a resolution expressing general support for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.  Insiders note that it was not a convincing or clear outcome for the EP.

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November 25, 2010 3 comments Must Reads