Archive for February, 2011

Chilean and NZ Proposals for TPP IP Chapter: Counter IP Abuse, Support Public Domain

The Chilean and New Zealand proposals for the intellectual property chapter in the Trans-Pacific Partnership have leaked (Canada has been excluded from the talks so far). The leaks demonstrate how much different many other countries view the inclusion of IP in trade agreements when compared to the U.S. and Europe.  […]

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February 24, 2011 2 comments News

Clement Vows to Overturn CRTC if UBB Decision Unchanged

Industry Minister Tony Clement told a University of Alberta audience yesterday that “We asked (the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) to review their decision, and if they come back with the same decision the cabinet would overrule it because it wouldn’t be consistent with government policy…promoting competition and choice.” Clement […]

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February 24, 2011 18 comments Must Reads

OpenMedia.ca To Launch Stop the Meter Day of Action

OpenMedia.ca is holding a national Stop the Meter Day of Action on Saturday, February 26th.  Details at their site.

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February 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

criaisohuntdefence

CRIAisohuntdefence.pdf

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February 23, 2011 Comments are Disabled General

Debating the Scope of the CRTC’s UBB Review

Mark Goldberg provides a helpful post with links to many submissions on the proposed scope of the CRTC’s usage based billing review.

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February 23, 2011 5 comments Must Reads