Lots of people have written to note that the MPAA has now acknowledged a major error in much-promoted study about the impact of movie piracy. Having overstated those numbers so fundamentally – and relied upon them before the U.S. Congress – it must surely raise questions about the accuracy of […]
Archive for January 24th, 2008
The IFPI is out today with its annual digital music sales report. Canada ranked as the seventh largest digital music market in the world last year. The IFPI's focus, however, is on ISPs and the push for content blocking, a trend that has begun to emerge in Canada.
The Canadian Press features an interesting piece on the legal validity of electronic petitions. The article notes the need for government to adjust the rules to accommodate online advocacy.
- My Appearance Before the Senate Committee on Transport and Communications: Why Copyright Reform Isn’t the Answer to the Challenges Faced by the News Media Sector
- Null and Void: Speaker of the House of Commons Strikes Down Numerous Bill C-10 Amendments
- Guilbeault’s Gag Order, the Sequel: Time Running Out as Government Seeks to End Debate on Bill C-10 in the House of Commons
- The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 92: A Conversation with Senator Paula Simons on Copyright, the Internet and the Future of Media in Canada
- Secret Law Making: Liberal, Bloc and NDP MPs Unite to Back Undisclosed Bill C-10 Amendments Without Discussion or Debate