Yesterday's House of Commons debate featured some discussion on the forthcoming copyright reform bill. Industry Minister Jim Prenticee expanded on the government's plans: Our government is aware also of the need for copyright reform and that this is essential to ensuring that Canada remains competitive. We will introduce legislation in […]
Archive for October 24th, 2007
Verizon Settles Over Net Plan Marketing
Verizon Wireless has agreed to reimburse $1 million to customers and pay $150,000 in penalties for advertising "unlimited" broadband plans that restricted downloading and featured an undisclosed bandwidth cap. Sound familiar?
Is ACTA the New WIPO?
It has been readily apparent for a number of months now that "counterfeiting and piracy" is the new focal point for intellectual property policy reform. With global conferences, legislative hearings in national capitals, and new anti-counterfeiting coalitions, copyright lobby groups have jumped on the anti-counterfeiting bandwagon. While the claims regularly […]