Appeared in the Toronto Star on October 17, 2010 as Digital Advocacy’s â€œWeak Tiesâ€ Should Not Be Underestimated Malcolm Gladwell, the best-selling Canadian writer for the New Yorker, recently turned his attention to the use of Twitter, Facebook, and the Internet for digital advocacy. Gladwell dismissed claims that digital advocacy […]
Archive for October, 2010
Open Access Week
This week is Open Access week. I’m pleased to be speaking today at the University of Manitoba on copyright and open access. For a look at the remarkable growth of open access, see Heather Morrison’s most recent update on the numbers.
ACTA in the UK
Andres Guadamuz has an insightful post on the likely impact of ACTA in the UK.
Federal Court Open Door to Business Method Patents
The Federal Court of Canada has overruled the Patent Appeal Board in concluding that business method patents can be approved in appropriate circumstances. Coverage from the Globe and QMI. I wrote about the issue last year.