A Federal court judge has ordered the government to ensure that its key websites are accessible to the blind and sight-impaired. The ruling gives the government 15 months to make the necessary changes.
Archive for November, 2010
Intellectual Property Appears to Figure Prominently In Wikileaks Cablegate
Intellectual property policy has long been closely linked to U.S. trade policy, so it should come as little surprise to find that it appears to figure prominently in the cables obtained by Wikileaks. Although only a couple hundreds have been posted thus far, the Guardian has supplied a full list […]
University of Calgary Appeals Facebook Ruling
The University of Calgary is appealing a recent ruling that concluded that disciplinary action against two students for critical comments of a professor on Facebook violated the Charter of Rights.
Maclean’s Covers Access Copyright Licence Non-Renewals
Maclean’s has a post on the momentum at Canadian universities to walk away from Access Copyright and its licencing proposal.
Copyright Board Issues Ruling on Intervenors in Access Copyright Case
Howard Knopf blogs on the latest Copyright Board ruling in the Access Copyright case.