The Canadian Press reports that there is speculation that the latest round of Conservative attack ads may violate someone's copyright. The ads, which show brief clips from a Liberal debate last year, apparently were filmed by a consortium of broadcasters who say that they did not provide the Conservatives with […]
Archive for January 30th, 2007
On a day when Sony settled yet another legal proceeding against it over the rootkit fiasco, the Canadian Music Creators Coalition are making news. The organization unveiled a new website and called attention to Canada's record setting year in digital sales last year, picking up on the fact that Canadian […]
My apologies for problems associated with the site earlier today. The heavy traffic that resulted from the Windows Vista article took the site offline for much of the morning. Moreover, some of the recent comments may have been lost in the process, though we're working to restore as much as […]
The New Yorker explores the legal controversies behind Google Book Search.
This week's Hill Times reports that intense lobbying may be delaying the introduction of a new copyright bill. The article says that a bill is unlikely to be introduced before the spring budget. It also suggests that a "fair use" provision is under consideration.