Archive for February 16th, 2009

Rogers – “We’re A Dumb Pipe”

Net neutrality is frequently re-characterized as "network management," with ISPs arguing that they should be able to manage their networks in a manner that distinguishes between certain applications (and potentially content).  Funny, though, what happens when groups ask that the same network management tools be used for alternate purposes such […]

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February 16, 2009 21 comments News

Copyright Culture and Documentary Films Panel

The University of Ottawa is delighted to host a panel discussion on copyright culture and documentary films.  Details at

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February 16, 2009 Comments are Disabled News

IIPA Targets Canada Again Over IP Rules

The IIPA, a lobby group for several Hollywood organizations, is back again with another blistering attack on dozens of countries around the world over their IP rules.  Not surprisingly, IIPA would have you believe that Canada is one of the world's worst pirate countries, calling on the USTR to elevate […]

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February 16, 2009 9 comments News

Blurry Outlook for Canadian Digital TV Transition

Appeared in the Toronto Star on February 16, 2009 as Details of Transition to Digital TV a Little Blurry Starting this week, hundreds of U.S. television stations plan to shut down their analog broadcasts as they complete the transition to digital over-the-air broadcasts.  While the U.S. had planned for a […]

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