Fascinating discussion at the CRTC New Media hearing with Sirius Canada satellite radio this morning, focusing on the threat from Internet radio. While acknowledging that it was unlikely to be accepted as a solution, its dream approach would be mandated geo-blocking of Internet radio that does not comply with Canadian […]
Archive for February 27th, 2009
The Ottawa Citizen's Vito Pilieci posts on the remarkable success of Guitar Hero, where Aerosmith has made more from its Guitar Hero game than any album that it has ever released.
Cory Doctorow has a terrific Guardian column on digital download licence agreements.
The latest round of lobbying reports, which covers meetings for registered lobbyists, have been posted online. The Canadian Recording Industry Association led the way on copyright in January with the following meetings: January 9, 2009 – Barry Sookman meeting with Tanya Peat, policy advisor to Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore […]
- From Bad to Worse: Senate Committee Adds Age Verification Requirement for Online Undertakings to Bill C-11
- How the Government Is Using Bill C-18 to Pick Media Winners and Losers
- The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 149: Ryan Clements on the FTX Collapse and Canada’s Approach to Crypto Regulation
- Money for Nothing: Government Quietly Expands Bill C-18 Eligibility to Broadcasters That May Not Even Produce News Content
- A Tale of Two Readouts: U.S. Escalates Trade Concerns With Canadian Digital Policy as Canada Seeks To Downplay the Issue