Archive for July 4th, 2011

CRTC Releases Draft Regulations for Electronic Commerce Protection Act

The CRTC has released draft regulations for the provisions it deals with in Canada’s new anti-spam legislation. The CRTC regulations are only part of the picture with Industry Canada scheduled to release its own regulations shortly. The CRTC regulations include specifications on the information that must be included in a commercial electronic message:

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July 4, 2011 5 comments News

Suber on Copyright and Open Access

Peter Suber has an informative post on the interaction between copyright and open access, which includes helpful copyright reforms focused on public domain, copyright misuse, orphan works, and circumvention for non-infringing purposes.

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July 4, 2011 Comments are Disabled News

Spain’s Performing Rights Organization Raided By Anti-Corruption Police

The General Society of Authors and Publishers (SGAE), Spain’s performing rights organization (SOCAN equivalent), was raided late last week by anti-corruption police as part of an investigation into embezzlement and misappropriation.

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July 4, 2011 1 comment News