Archive for April, 2008

Who Speaks for the Liberals on Copyright?

In an otherwise one-sided account of the Public Policy Forum copyright symposium, Embassy includes some noteworthy remarks from Liberal Industry critic Scott Brison on copyright reform.  The article quotes Brison: "'Our position is we would work to find the right balance between creators and users,' Mr. Brison said. He said […]

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April 30, 2008 4 comments News

Canadian Facebook Growth by the Numbers

Scott Brooks tracks the remarkable growth of Facebook in Canada over the past year.

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April 30, 2008 2 comments News

MSN Music Pulls the Plug on Consumers

The EFF comments on Microsoft's decision to stop retreiving license keys for music that people have purchased starting August 31st.  After that date, consumers that buy a new computer or upgrade their operating system will be forced to leave their music behind.

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April 30, 2008 1 comment News

eMusic Launches Canadian Site

eMusic, the popular online music service, has launched a Canadian subscription service that offers over 3.5 million songs without DRM.

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April 30, 2008 4 comments News Shutting Down

A reader notes that Canadian Heritage is shutting down the portal, stating that search engine improvements have overtaken the need for the site.

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April 30, 2008 Comments are Disabled News