Earlier this week, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce released a report on intellectual property. I argued that the claims were completely lacking in statistical rigour and that the Chamber did little more than embarrass itself and its members. Apparently, one of its members was indeed embarrassed by the report and […]
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Just as parliamentarians voted to break for the summer, the Industry Committee (member list here) issued its report on counterfeiting and piracy, unambiguously titled Counterfeiting and Piracy are Theft. The report and its recommendations are stunning as they represent the most lopsided copyright related report since Sam Bulte chaired the […]
I referenced this report in my posting on Warner Bros., but it merits specific mention as a must-read. The Financial Times reports that the OECD is about to release a report on the impact of global counterfeiting and piracy. It places the impact at $200 billion annually, a far cry […]