Several readers noted that the posting of my recent Osgoode Hall talk was in a limiting format. The organizers have now posted an embedded, flash version that should be more readily accessible.
Archive for March, 2008
USPTO Rejects Blackboard’s E-Learning Patents
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a preliminary decision that rejects all 44 claims Blackboard Inc. made regarding the controversial patent it was granted for an online-learning system. The case could have major ramifications for the ongoing lawsuit between Blackboard and Canadian-based Desire2Learn.
Bell In the Spotlight Throughout the Weekend
Bell was in the spotlight throughout the weekend, with much online discussion about the comments made by a Bell spokesperson, a leaked Bell document indicating that the company is moving toward bit caps with unlimited additional costs, and postings on the impact of Bell's throttling.
Saunders on Canadian Data Rates
Alec Saunders has a great post on the harm caused by Canada's uncompetitive mobile data rates.
The Fight For Fair Copyright in Canada
A 2008 presentation at Osgoode Hall on The Fight For Fair Copyright in Canada.