The political importance of Internet rights became apparent yet again today as the European Parliament rejected the entire Telecoms Package due to support for access to the Internet as a fundamental right (see also here and here). That amendment is a direct challenge to the three strikes approach (ie. graduated […]
Archive for May 6th, 2009
Canada’s Pitiful Open Source Activity Ranking
Georgia Tech University and Red Hat, a leading open source company (incidentally co-founded by Canadian Bob Young) recently released a new global open source ranking. The study identifies 75 countries with the most open source activity, including development and adoption by both government and industry. Most of the top ranked […]
The Star on the Do-Not-Call List
The Toronto Star features a masthead editorial on the do-not-call list, arguing that it is losing credibility and noting that if the CRTC waits much longer it will become "an invitation to harassment."
The Economist Debates Copyright
The Economist is conducting a weeklong debate on copyright with the question for discussion "This house believes that existing copyight laws do more harm than good."
Vancouver Sun on the USTR Special 301 Report
The headline says it all – U.S. Falsely Claims Canada is Lax on Digital Piracy.