I've posted several entries on the ongoing attempt by CRIA to intervene in the Federal Court of Appeal review of the Copyright Board's iPod levy decision. Last week, I noted that the CPCC asked the court strike down the CRIA intervention on the grounds that it blatantly disregarded the court's […]
Archive for November 23rd, 2007
An Ontario court has ruled that Richard Warman, a prominent human rights lawyer who has launched many complaints about Internet hate, was defamed online in a series of postings. The court noted the effect of instant and possibly global dissemination of defamatory material over the Internet, awarding damages totaling $30,000, […]
France is about to implement new rules that will require ISPs to monitor their customers' activities and disclose file sharing activity to a new independent body. File sharers will receive three warnings and then lose Internet access. I appeared on the Business News Network today to discuss (about 32 minutes […]
In the face of mounting opposition, the Library and Archives Canada has reinstated its longer opening hours.