My weekly technology law column (Toronto Star version, homepage version) focuses this week on the new CIRA whois policy that is scheduled to take effect on June 10, 2008. The whois issue has attracted little public attention, yet it has been the subject of heated debate within the domain name community for many years. It revolves around the whois database, a publicly accessible, searchable list of domain name registrant information (as in "who is" the registrant of a particular domain name).
Archive for May, 2008
The CBC reports on the death of a child in Calgary demonstrates some of the challenges of emergency service with VoIP.
The Globe and Mail reports that the Liberals have vowed to amend Bill C-10, even if it triggers an election.
With all the talk this week about the PPF conference, the Conference Board of Canada is out with its own two-day conference in late May that is the most unbalanced Canadian copyright conference in recent memory.