In April 2004, the Liberal government released a report on Canada’s National Security Policy that included plans to establish a public-private cybersecurity task force. More than two years later, it appears that the Conservative government is preparing to follow through on that commitment by launching its own task force. Although […]
Archive for May 24th, 2006
Canadian Students Speak Out on Copyright
The Canadian Federation of Students, which represents more than 500,000 university and college students across Canada, has released a public letter to Ministers Oda and Bernier on copyright reform. The CFS identifies five issues of concern. Anti-circumvention legislation – the CFS recognizes the dangers associated with DRM and argues that […]
European Commission Online Film Charter
The European Commission has released an online film charter to coincide with the Cannes Film Festival. The Charter makes for an interesting read as it includes supportive comments for P2P distribution and non-commercial initiatives such as the BBC Creative Archive.