Wellington Grey has an excellent slide show on what DMCA does (from boing boing). If IP and copyright issues interest you in even the smallest way, click on the image below.
Michael Geist is stepping up and asking the tough questions on copyright. Since Jim Prentice is unwilling to be interviewed by the CBC before the Canadian DMCA bill is introduced, Michael has crafted his own questions he wants to put to the minister. Snippet from Michael’s blog: 7. The Conservative Party of Canada pledged to […]
Wired has an excellent article on the state of the music industry, as viewed through the eyes of Universal Music’s CEO Doug Morris. A snippet: Easy profits ended up blinding the industry to the threat of MP3s. Throughout the ’90s, a handful of insiders warned of the need to get out in front of digital […]
The Canadian House of Commons is set to roll out new copyright legislation that essentially panders to American lobbyists’ demands that Canada do something about its alleged couterfeiting and IP theft problem. Michael Geist, a professor at the University of Ottawa, and one of my favourte intellectual property bloggers, tells you what you can do to […]