Archive for August, 2007

Consumer Attitudes Toward DRM

Ars Technica reviews a recent UK consumer survey that contains some revealing opinions on the use of DRM.

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August 6, 2007 1 comment News

Ipod Levy May Yet Face The Music

Appeared on August 6, 2007 in the Toronto Star as Copyright Collective May Yet Face the Music Canada's private copying levy, which adds 21 cents to the price of every blank CD to compensate the music industry for personal copying, has long been a magnet for controversy, yet few would […]

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August 6, 2007 3 comments Columns Archive

Oda to be Shuffled Out of Heritage?

CTV reports that Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda will be shuffled out of the portfolio in a forthcoming cabinet shuffle.  James Moore and Jason Kenney are rumoured replacements.

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August 5, 2007 5 comments News

Katz on Misleading Copyright Notices and Access Copyright

Ariel Katz, a law professor at the University of Toronto, has a must-read posting that links this week's discussion about overbroad copyright notices with those that Access Copyright demands be included in university coursepacks.

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August 3, 2007 Comments are Disabled News

SOCAN Threatens

SOCAN has issued a demand letter to for the use of the SOCAN logo as part of parody graphic.  The copyright collective has sent similar demands to the site in the past.

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August 2, 2007 Comments are Disabled News