Archive for March, 2009

Winnipeg Man Faces 52 Copyright Charges

A Winnipeg man behind faces 52 charges under the Copyright Act after the RCMP seized more than 200,000 CDs and DVDs.

Read more ›

March 5, 2009 1 comment News

Copyright Blackout Protests Go Global

Fresh off the success protesting unbalanced copyright laws in New Zealand, blackout protests have been launched in France and Ireland, two other countries facing "graduated response" policies.

Read more ›

March 4, 2009 1 comment News

Indigo Uses Copyright Bullying to Stop Seen Reading Site

Quill & Quire reports on an Indigo employee preventing Julie Wilson, who runs the popular Seen Reading site, from copying a 50-word excerpt from a book, by mistakenly citing copyright law.

Read more ›

March 4, 2009 Comments are Disabled News

Canada Sinks In International ICT Development Index

The ITU has just released a report titled Measuring the Information Society, which features in ICT Development Index that measures the use of information and communications technologies in more than 150 countries worldwide.  Most notably, the report compares progress between 2002 (the last similar report) and 2007.   The ITU data […]

Read more ›

March 3, 2009 6 comments News

People Flocking to the Movies

TechDirt notes a NY Times article on record ticket sales at the movie theatres this year, reminding yet again on the overstated claims of movie piracy.

Read more ›

March 2, 2009 Comments are Disabled News