With the conclusion of the 7th round of ACTA negotiations in Guadalajara, Mexico last week, participating countries issued the now-standard boilerplate statement that merely repeats the agenda items and provides no real insight into the progress of the talks. While the statement is does little to advance the desire for […]
Archive for February 2nd, 2010
Obama Reinforces Support for Net Neutrality
U.S. President Barack Obama has reinforced his support for net neutrality. When asked about the issue, he responded "I’m a big believer in Net Neutrality. I campaigned on this. I continue to be a strong supporter of it. My FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has indicated that he shares the view […]
LawBuzz Libel Shutdown Sparks Messy Litigation
Lawbuzz, a Canadian online chat site devoted to the legal profession, has shut down following a libel lawsuit. The Law Times reports that an Ontario lawyer is speaking out against the site for failing to protect the identity of confidential posters.
More Voices From Europe Raising Concerns About ACTA
ACTA continues to generate concern in Europe. EuroISPA, the world's largest ISP association has spoken out against the secret copyright agreement, while two more members of the European Parliament have raised questions. Britta Thomsen, a Social Democrat MEP from Denmark, and Alexander Alvaro, a Free Democratic Party MEP from Germany, […]
CBC Responds to iCopyright Criticism
CBC.ca has responded to mounting online criticism about its use of iCopyright. TVO's Jesse Brown then responds to the response.