Archive for February 15th, 2007

The Effectiveness of Notice and Notice

The CBC runs a story today on the growing use of "notice and notice" by copyright holders.  Telus apparently sends out about a thousand notices each week, while the Business Software Alliance says it sent out 60,000 notifications to Canadians last year. These numbers are consistent with my own experience […]

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February 15, 2007 20 comments News

RFID Fails To Generate Cost Savings

The Wall Street Journal has a revealing article on Wal-Mart's use of RFID tags.  The article notes that the RFID implementation has failed to generate expected cost savings, noting that other RFID projects have faced similar hurdles.

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February 15, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

Banks Pull Credit Cards After Security Breach

The Toronto Star reports that three major banks – CIBC, Bank of Nova Scotia, and Bank of Montreal, are replacing thousands of credit cards in the wake of the Winners and Homesense security breach. A source says that some fraudulent purchases have been made using cards hit by the breach.

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February 15, 2007 3 comments News