Archive for August, 2007

CP on PC

The Canadian Press has a story on the private copying levy that includes comments from David Basskin and me.

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August 2, 2007 3 comments News

Canadian Heritage Copyright Collective Study Released

The Canadian Heritage sponsored study on copyright collectives by C. Craig Parks has been publicly released.  I blogged about an earlier version here.

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August 2, 2007 1 comment News

Complaint Filed With FTC Over Copyright Notices

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 […]

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August 1, 2007 3 comments News

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 […]

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August 1, 2007 2 comments News

Deconstructing Counterfeit Software Claims

Felix Salmon debunks recent claims of a $500 million seizure of counterfeit software, demonstrating why the claims are enormously overstated.

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August 1, 2007 1 comment News