Archive for March 31st, 2008

The Fight For Fair Copyright in Canada

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.

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March 31, 2008 1 comment News

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.

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March 31, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

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.

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March 31, 2008 3 comments News

Saunders on Canadian Data Rates

Alec Saunders has a great post on the harm caused by Canada's uncompetitive mobile data rates.

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March 31, 2008 2 comments News