The Guardian's editorial on the UK bill pulls no punches: The digital economy bill is misnamed. A more honest title for the legislation, recently introduced in the Lords, would be the copyright protection and punishment bill. It is less about creating the digital businesses of the 21st century than protecting […]
Archive for November 25th, 2009
Billy Bragg on Music and Copyright
Billy Bragg and Charlie Angus hosted a press conference last week that included Safwan Javed of Wide Mouth Mason (and the Canadian Music Creators Coalition) and Don Quarles of the Songwriters Association of Canada. The event attracted some media attention and a video of the event has now been posted […]
Weatherall on ACTA in Australia
Kim Weatherall has published an updated Australian analysis of what ACTA would mean in that country.
Court Orders Rogers To Stop Network Reliability Claims
A B.C. court has ordered Rogers to stop advertising claims that it has "Canada's Most Reliable" wireless network. The ruling came following a lawsuit launched by Telus challenging the claims.