Archive for November, 2010

Court Orders Federal Government to Make Websites Accessible

A Federal court judge has ordered the government to ensure that its key websites are accessible to the blind and sight-impaired.  The ruling gives the government 15 months to make the necessary changes.

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November 30, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Intellectual Property Appears to Figure Prominently In Wikileaks Cablegate

Intellectual property policy has long been closely linked to U.S. trade policy, so it should come as little surprise to find that it appears to figure prominently in the cables obtained by Wikileaks.  Although only a couple hundreds have been posted thus far, the Guardian has supplied a full list […]

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November 29, 2010 45 comments News

University of Calgary Appeals Facebook Ruling

The University of Calgary is appealing a recent ruling that concluded that disciplinary action against two students for critical comments of a professor on Facebook violated the Charter of Rights.

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November 29, 2010 1 comment Must Reads

Maclean’s Covers Access Copyright Licence Non-Renewals

Maclean’s has a post on the momentum at Canadian universities to walk away from Access Copyright and its licencing proposal.

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November 29, 2010 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Copyright Board Issues Ruling on Intervenors in Access Copyright Case

Howard Knopf blogs on the latest Copyright Board ruling in the Access Copyright case.

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November 29, 2010 1 comment Must Reads