Several RIM employees (and former employees) have written about reports that the company records all employee conversations in an effort to protect its intellectual property. The employees claim that the surveillance is not widely known within the company. Update: Several have noted that RIM has denied this story. Details here.
Archive for March, 2009
Several sites have noted that the Norwegian state broadcaster has decided to set up their own BitTorrent tracker and start offering content through this form of distribution on a more regular basis. The tracker is based on the same OpenTracker software that the Pirate Bay has been using for the […]
The CBC reports that Union des consommateurs, a non-profit group based in Montreal, is preparing a submission that must be filed with Canada's telecommunications regulator by Monday as part of the group's request for strict rules concerning "premium" text messages.
Incredible YouTube mashups from Israeli artists Kutiman (hat tip: Michael Zimmer).
The IGP Blog reports that WIPO has entered the cybersquatting business, registering a domain name when there was a clear pre-existing trademark in the domain for another firm. Meanwhile the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Canadian Intellectual Property Council is drawing the ire of McGill's Innovation Partnership. Last year, an international […]