Archive for October 26th, 2011

Search Engine on Copyright: Digital Lockdown

TVO’s Search Engine focuses on Canadian copyright this week as I spoke with host Jesse Brown about the future of Bill C-11 (likely to pass largely unchanged), the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision on linking liability, and the constitutional questions surrounding the current digital lock rules. The MP3 version […]

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October 26, 2011 9 comments News

The Daily Digital Lock Dissenter, Day 16 – Canadian Home and School Federation

The Canadian Home and School Federation is a national, non-profit and non-partisan umbrella organization for provincial affiliates representing parents committed to improving the quality of education available to their children. The CHSF submitted a brief on C-32 in January 2011 that included the following recommendation: Bill C-32 should be amended […]

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October 26, 2011 Comments are Disabled News

Blame Canada on Movie Subsidies

Joe Karaganis has an interesting post on the growth of state subsidies for filming movies, the questionable economics behind the subsidies, and why Canada is to blame.

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October 26, 2011 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Akamai’s State of the Internet: Canada Drops to 13th for Broadband Speeds

Akamai has released its latest State of the Internet report.  The report ranks Canada 13th worldwide for average broadband speed, down from a tie for 9th in the last quarter.

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October 26, 2011 1 comment Must Reads