Variety reports that Japan's IPR Policy Working Group is proposing a novel change to that country's copyright law with respect to online video. The Group is proposing that Internet distribution of previously broadcast television shows will no longer require permissions from all rights holders. Instead, they need only to ensure […]
Archive for May, 2007
The ID Trail team has produced an interesting documentary on various issues associated with the reasonable expectation of privacy featuring a who's who of the privacy world.
Business 2.0 features an interesting article on domainers, with a particular focus on Canadian Kevin Ham, a former family physician who holds about 300,000 domain names (thanks Zak).
The WSJ reports that Lucasfilm will offer hundreds of Star Wars clips that can be used to remix and post online.
The Standards Council of Canada has launched a public consultation on a proposal to adopt Office Open XML (Open XML) as an international open standard. Deadline for comment is July 5, 2007 (hat tip: Tobin Dalrymple).