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The Globe on Terror Goes Digital

The Globe and Mail published an embarrassing feature story on the weekend focusing on terror groups' use of the Internet and a "Canadian connection." A story on terror group use of the Internet would have made for an interesting (albeit unoriginal) story, so it appears that the Globe tried to generate greater interest in the story by adding a Canadian connection.  The article begins with "Welcome to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia – pivotal battleground in the global jihad."

Why does the Globe think Yarmouth is a pivotal battleground in the global jihad?  Because, a leading domain name registrar, uses Yarmouth as the base for those want to register domain names anonymously.  It is difficult to overstate the extent to which this claim is misguided. 

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August 19, 2007 3 comments News

Russell Smith on Copyright

The Globe and Mail's Russell Smith has a column today that focuses on copyright and growing willingness of creators to adopt more flexible copyright approaches with their work.  The column hits many of the right notes, including the conclusion that "this doesn't mean the end of all intellectual property; it […]

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March 22, 2007 Comments are Disabled News