Archive for March 26th, 2009

European Parliament Rejects Three Strikes and You’re Out Approach

Days after New Zealand dropped its support for the "three strikes and you're out" approach (also known as "graduated response") that would see ISPs terminate subscribers on the basis of three unproven allegations of copyright infringement, the European Parliament has similarly rejected the proposed approach.  Le Quadrature du Net reports […]

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March 26, 2009 6 comments News

Role Reversal on TV Tax Debate

Yesterday I attended the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage hearing into the television industry in Canada and its impact on local communities.  The hearing featured MPs from all parties taking CRTC Chair Konrad von Finckenstein to task for not doing enough to save local television broadcasting.  Von Finckenstein rightly noted […]

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March 26, 2009 27 comments News