The Computer and Communications Industry Association, which includes Google, Microsoft, and other major tech companies, has filed a complaint in the U.S. with the Federal Trade Commission over the copyright notices used by sports leagues (the NFL and MLB are named), broadcasters, movie studios, and publishers. The gist of the […]
Archive for August 1st, 2007
Goldberg vs. Saunders, Round Two
Mark Goldberg and Alec Saunders renew their debate on the wireless market in Canada as Goldberg responds to the Ottawa Citizen editorial on the issue. Much of the discussion surrounds the Citizen's concern about the ability to attract and retain communications companies in Canada. I believe that the Citizen was […]
Deconstructing Counterfeit Software Claims
Felix Salmon debunks recent claims of a $500 million seizure of counterfeit software, demonstrating why the claims are enormously overstated.
War for the Wireless World
The National Post provides a good review on how Apple and Google are shaking up the wireless industry.
Public Domain Books On Demand
BoingBoing points to a New York Public Library installation of a book-on-demand machine that can freely print public domain titles from the Open Content Alliance in minutes.