Yesterday I got a call from the Police Association of Ontario. It was basically a telemarketing call as they were trying to raise funds. This really bothers me for a couple of reasons. I always find it very intimidating when the police associations or the fire department equivalent call looking for money. As a society […]
There is some very good news for Canadian ISPs on the Copyright war front today. In a unanimous decision the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that ISPs are not responsible for the content their customers download. CBC News has details here. If the court had made the opposite decision every ISP in Canada would have […]
For those who are new to the story last year there was a horrible abduction and murder of a young girl in Toronto named Holly Jones. See CBC — Holly Jones for a time line and some background information. On June 16th the trial of Michael Briere, the accused murderer began. He pleaded guilty. The […]
Wow. Everyone interested in copyright and how it applies to new technologies should read this. Absolutely brilliant.
The continuing saga of the The Alexis de Tocqueville Institute FUD machine is quite amazing. It scares the crap out of me that the world is influenced by people like this. Check out the discussion in Tim Labert’s Blog. Groklaw is also getting in on this.