Archive for August, 2008

Using the Net To Share Rides Illegal?

The Toronto Star reports that Trentway-Wagar, an Ontario bus company, is trying to shut down PickupPal Online, a online ride sharing service.  The Ontario government has said it will reconsider the applicable legislation.

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August 22, 2008 8 comments News

Prentice on Net Neutrality

Julianna Yau posts a response she received from Industry Minister Jim Prentice on net neutrality.

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August 22, 2008 2 comments News

“A One Issue Voter”

David RD Gratton, currently a Conservative, explains that he will not be renewing his party membership due to Bill C-61.

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August 22, 2008 Comments are Disabled News

61 Reforms to C-61, Day 44: ILTs – Notice and Takedown for Search Engines

By far the most problematic aspect of the ILT provision is the creation of a notice-and-takedown system for search engines.  Unlike ISPs – who are subject to the more-balanced notice-and-notice approach – ILTs are effectively subject to a notice-and-takedown system without any of the counter-notification or balancing provisions contained in […]

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August 21, 2008 11 comments News

Telegraph-Journal on “Harper’s Draconian Copyright Bill”

Charles Moore, a freelance writer whose work has appeared in dozens of magazines around the world, pens an op-ed in the Saint John Telegraph-Journal on the copyfight in Canada.

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August 21, 2008 Comments are Disabled News