Day seven of the CRTC's New Media hearings included a discussion of the threat of Internet radio to satellite radio providers. Sirius called for a levy on ISPs and WSPs, after noting that its preferred solution, geo-blocking of non-compliant content, was unlikely. Carleton professor Ira Wagman provides the details. Thanks […]
Archive for March 1st, 2009
Day six of the CRTC's New Media hearings featured extensive discussion with the CBC, which backed off an earlier proposal to license online aggregators. Carleton professor Ira Wagman provides the details on his blog.
The BBC reports that the UK government has announced plans for support for open standards and open source software.
Amazon has caved to pressure from the Authors Guild, who indicated that it might sue over the text-to-speech technology in the Kindle. Amazon maintained that the feature was legal, but presumably dropped the feature for business reasons.
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day 20: The Case Against Bill C-10
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day 19: The Misleading Comparison to the European Union
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day 18: The USMCA Trade Threat That Could Lead to Billions in Retaliatory Tariffs
- The Broadcasting Act Blunder, Day 17: The Uncertain Policy Directive
- The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 73: The Broadcasting Act Blunder – Why Minister Guilbeault is Wrong