Archive for November 9th, 2009

Ten Years of Internet Law News

While readers of this blog may be more familiar with my blog postings or regular technology law columns, I also compile a daily Internet law news bulletin that is distributed daily by the Bureau of National Affairs in Washington, DC.  Today marks the 10th anniversary of Internet Law News.  My thanks to all the readers and particularly to Daniel Strigberger for his ongoing assistance in pulling ILN together each day.  To mark the occasion, I've posted the first ILN from November 9, 1999, complete with stories on Nortel, a new ICANN board, and a forthcoming anti-cybersquatting law.  To subscribe to ILN (it's free), visit BNA.

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November 9, 2009 2 comments News

Secret Copyright Treaty Marks End to Made-in-Canada Policy

Appeared in the Toronto Star on November 9, 2009 as Secret Talks Threaten Copyright Policy Last week Canadian officials travelled to Seoul for the latest round of closed-door negotiations on an international treaty called the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).  While battling commercial counterfeiting would seem like a good idea, the […]

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November 9, 2009 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Global Reactions to ACTA

The reaction to revelations about the Internet provisions of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement continue.  Notable articles include: Canada: Still-murky copyright treaty could change web as we use it New Zealand: New Zealand should not sign international piracy agreement Australia: ISPs Focus of Piracy Talks Australia: Fighting Piracy – three strikes […]

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November 9, 2009 8 comments News