Appeared in the Toronto Star on January 8, 2007 as Time's Choice Could Prove Inspired Appeared in the BBC on January 17, 2007 as How to Help Users Help Themselves Time Magazine's selection late last month of "You" (a reference to the people behind user-generated content on the Internet) as […]
Archive for January, 2007
A French court has ruled against Sony in a dispute over its online music service (coverage here and here(paywall) ). In a case launched by a French consumer group, the court ruled that Sony did not sufficiently disclose to consumers that downloaded songs could only be played in a Sony […]
Italy has reportedly passed a new law that requires ISPs to block access to child pornography sites within six hours of notification.
Billboard has a good article that surveys the move toward DRM-free music from online commercial services. The article supports the view that it is matter of when, not if.
Wallace is back with his annual Public Domain Day posting which lists dozens of authors, politicians, and other notable people whose work entered into the public domain on January 1st. The posting also highlights some of the differences in copyright term between Canada, the U.S., and the U.K.