Archive for November 22nd, 2007

Canada’s Identity Theft Bill: What It Says and What’s Missing

The federal government yesterday introduced much-needed identity theft legislation.  Bill C-27 includes several important provisions focusing on identity theft such as trafficking in documents and identity information.  Key provisions include: making, possessing, transferring, or selling "identity documents" of another person becomes an offence punishable with up to five years in […]

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November 22, 2007 5 comments News

UN Economist Weighs In On Industry Canada P2P Study

Zeljka Kozul-Wright, an economist focused on the creative industries with UNCTAD, has posted personal comments on the recent Industry Canada P2P study.  Kozul-Wright notes that: To hold file sharing uniquely responsible for the decline in record sales  i.e., largely unauthorized downloading, is basically erroneous and far too simplistic. Moreover, such […]

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November 22, 2007 Comments are Disabled News