Archive for March 19th, 2008

Industry Committee Launches New Study on Science and Technology

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, chaired by Conservative MP James Rajotte, has announced plans to conduct hearings on science and technology policy this spring.  The hearings represent an exceptionally important opportunity to advance issues such as open access, crown copyright, access to public data, […]

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March 19, 2008 1 comment News

Telemarketers Raise Fears About Do-Not-Call List

The telemarketing community is raising unsubstantiated fears about the prospect of hackers registering thousands of phone numbers of people who otherwise want to receive telemarketing calls.  It seems to me that it is more likely that millions of Canadians will knowlingly race to list their phone numbers, only to find […]

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March 19, 2008 11 comments News

Ryerson Reverses on Facebook Expulsion

Outcome of the hearing here.

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March 19, 2008 2 comments News

SAC Defends Its Proposal

Eddie Schwartz, the president of the Songwriters Association of Canada, responds to the recent National Post editorial criticizing the organization's proposal to fully legalize file sharing with a counterpoint editorial. 

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March 19, 2008 5 comments News