Jesse Brown of Search Engine has a guest post at BoingBoing that stirred up considerable discussion. Brown argues that publicly funded content should be released to the public domain within five years of creation.
Archive for September 15th, 2009
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of California at Berkeley have signed a compact agreeing to the “timely establishment” of mechanisms for providing financial support for free open-access journals. Where are Canadian universities on open […]
The CBC reports that a regulatory-sanctioned cellphone cost calculator saves users an average of 42 percent on their monthly bills.
The CBC reports that MTS Allstream and Acanac have filed a motion with the Federal Court of Appeal seeking reversal of the CRTC's usage based billing decision.