LibriVox, the remarkable Montreal-based initiative that is creating audio versions of public domain books, just catalogued its 1,000th book. Launched just over two years ago, the site has 1,500 volunteers and is releasing 60 – 70 new books every month.
Archive for November 1st, 2007
Readers may recall the storm over cutbacks to the Library and Archives opening hours. That issue was elevated yesterday as it was raised during the Senate's Question Period.
Industry Minister Jim Prentice has shot down rumours of delays to the forthcoming spectrum auction, indicating that the rules are coming and that the auction will be held as soon as practical in 2008.
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 62: Colin Bennett on What the Schrems II Decision Means for Global Data Transfers and Canadian Privacy Law
- Why I Installed the COVID Alert App
- A Quarter-Billion Dollar Bag of Beans: Responding to Ken Whyte’s Attack on Library Book Loans
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 61: Senator James Cowan on the Extraordinary Battle for a Genetic Anti-Discrimination Law in Canada
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 60: Alberta Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton on the ABTraceTogether Contact Tracing App