The Electronic Commerce Protection Act, Canada's anti-spam bill (Bill C-27) passed through the House of Commons yesterday as a motion to support sending the bill to the Senate received approval. The bill received all-party support but will undoubtedly face an intense lobbying campaign at the Senate. Copyright lobbyists, real estate […]
Archive for December 1st, 2009
CMAJ To Drop Open Access In January
The Canadian Medical Association Journal has announced that it will cease being an open access journal beginning in January 2010 with plans to restrict some content to subscribers. Canadian medical researchers who wish to publish in an open access journal can still publish in Open Medicine, a peer-reviewed, independent open […]
ACTA Leak Generates Wide Coverage
The latest ACTA leak generated a new round of press coverage, with articles from AOL Daily Finance and Wired. Meanwhile, European ISPs are expressing their concern with ACTA.
Secret ACTA Deal To Change IT Forever
Rafael Ruffolo posts an opinion piece for ComputerWorld Canada that focuses on the impact of ACTA on IT industry.
CRTC Launches Online Consultation Site on Fee-For-Carriage
The Canadian Press reports on a new CRTC online consultation site on the fee-for-carriage issue. The online consultation runs until December 21st.