Archive for September 14th, 2005

Watch Tower Society Sues Canadian Site For Posting Religious Text

The Watch Tower Society, used by the Jehovah's Witnesses to promote religious worship, has sued a Canadian website for posting religious works online. The statement of claim (TIFF format) argues both copyright infringement (for the materials posted online) as well as trademark infringement (for the use of the domain […]

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September 14, 2005 15 comments News

Rights vs. Needs

Several people have written to ask for a comment on this week's O' Canada panel at the Future of Music Summit in Washington, DC.  In addition to my participation (and Walter McDonough's moderation) the panel featured CRIA President Graham Henderson, CMRRA's David Basskin, and MP Sarmite Bulte.  Much of the […]

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September 14, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Number Portability

While I have been focused on the do-not-hesitate-to-call list issue this week, there has been another telephony issue making waves in Canada. The lack of cell phone number portability is widely viewed as a consumer impediment to switching providers and fostering a more competitive wireless marketplace in Canada.  The U.S. […]

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September 14, 2005 2 comments News